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17 injured as building collapse in southern India

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By ITN News Editor July 22, 2018 15:41

17 injured as building collapse in southern India

As many as 17 injured workers were rescued after the scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed in India’s southern Chennai city on Saturday(July 21) night.The incident took place in city’s Kandanchavadi area.Eight ambulances and several fire tenders were rushed to the spot. National Disaster Response Force teams were also rushed to the spot.According to media reports, five of the injured suffered severe head injuries and were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.This is the second incident in a day and fourth incident in the week when a building collapsed in India. Building collapses in India are common during the June to September monsoon season when heavy rains weaken the foundations of badly constructed buildings.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 22, 2018 15:41

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