Five construction workers were found dead after a building collapsed in the northern department of Santander, reported local media Thursday.
Reports said construction was being done on a 21-story building in the city of Bucaramanga, when a wall collapsed, burying nine people.
Police rescued several people and uncover four dead bodies. One victim was found alive, before dying of fatal injuries at a nearby hospital.
Relief agencies continue the search for others potential survivors.
The cause of the collapse has not been identified.