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8 killed in building collapse in W. India

English.news.cn   2014-01-04 19:44:25            

NEW DELHI, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed and 40 others remained missing after a multi-storey building collapsed Saturday afternoon in the western Indian resort state of Goa, said local TV channel Times Now.

Rescuers were still searching for the missing and survivors in the debris of the building, said the report.

The incident took place in Goa's southern Canacona district, located at the state's beach belt which is visited by many foreign tourists.

Building collapse takes place from time to time in India due to running down conditions, congestion, over-inhabitation and illegal construction.


4 killed in building collapse in southern India

NEW DELHI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- At least four people, including a child, were killed and many others injured in a building collapse in the southern Indian state of Karnataka on Tuesday, a senior police official said.

"The building collapsed in Adugodi area of state capital Bengaluru after a fire broke out. While four persons were killed on the spot, the injured have been admitted to a local hospital," he said on condition of anonymity. Full story


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