WEEK IN PHOTOS: Giant Sausage, Night Queen, More

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Cologne, Germany, March 3, 2009--The six-story city archive building groaned and then collapsed on Tuesday, ripping off the walls of adjacent buildings.

Its occupants were able to escape the destruction, but nine people from neighboring buildings are still missing.

The 1971 building contained centuries of archives, including manuscripts by communist pioneers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and documents related to German writer Heinrich Boell, according to the Associated Press.

No one knows why the building collapsed.

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