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Under-construction school building collapses in TN, 1 dead

PTI
Published Apr 13, 2017, 8:24 pm IST
Updated Apr 13, 2017, 8:38 pm IST
Authorities have launched a rescue operation and pulled out seven persons so far.
Representational image (Photo: File)
 Representational image (Photo: File)

Vellore: An under-construction school building collapsed near here on Thursday, trapping labourers at work, killing one and injuring 13.

Authorities have launched a rescue operation and pulled out seven persons so far.

 

"We are seeing if there are more people. Seven workmen have been rescued so far," a senior police official told PTI, adding, the rescued persons were rushed to a hospital.

The roof of the building at Koranthangal collapsed suddenly and the reason for it is not known immediately, he said.

Fire and rescue services and police personnel are engaged in rescue work. Excavators have been deployed to clear the rubble.

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Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Vellore




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