The primary two buildings, adjoining five- and six-story constructions, collapsed Monday at 9:10 a.m. Eight hours later, one other neighboring constructing collapsed.
A spokesman for the Marseille fireplace brigade instructed CNN the reason for the collapses was unknown and that the seek for lacking survivors was persevering with.
Marseille has skilled unusually heavy rains and unhealthy climate in the previous few weeks.
The buildings have been positioned on Rue d’Aubagne within the Noailles district, a working-class space of the French port metropolis.
The search has confirmed troublesome as a result of one of many collapsed buildings, 63 Rue d’Aubagne, was closed and was probably utilized by squatters.