Residential building collapses near Naples, several feared trapped (PHOTOS)
Conflicting media reports say that it was a five-story building, according to AP.
Up to eight people from two families are missing, local firefighters tweeted.
The residential building collapsed around 6:00am local time. The cause of the collapse is still unknown. Teams of firefighters are searching the rubble for the missing.
Pictures posted by local firefighters on Twitter show a ruined building with collapsed walls and roof.
There was no explosion before the incident, according to witness accounts, AP reports citing ANSA news agency. A train passed near the site just before the collapse, witnesses added.
Torre Annunziata, passa il treno merci e la palazzina crolla sui bambini https://t.co/9OMbcFWI2I— Diretta News (@DirettaNews) July 7, 2017