At least one person died on Friday when a primary school under construction collapsed in the Belgian port city of Antwerp, APA reports citing dpa.
Nine other people were injured in the incident in the new district of Nieuw Zuid, including eight seriously. They were all believed to be construction workers.
News agency Belga reported that five more people were missing and a rescue operation was underway and was expected to continue into the night.
The agency said that sniffer dogs were being used to search the rubble. A dozen people had already been rescued.