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At least one person has been killed and 6 others injured after a building collapsed in Shimla’s Theog area on Friday.  As per reports, the rescue operations are underway.

The building collapsed around 1:15PM, however the reason for the collapse has not been identified yet. Meanwhile, the injured were being provided with medical assistance.

It has been learnt that the building has HP Road Transport Corporation’s office. 

Rescue team, police, fire brigade teams and other officials are present at the spot to monitor the situation.

Just a few days ago, at least 17 people including a 3-month-old girl were killed while over 20 people were pulled out from the rubble of the 4-storey building which collapsed in Mumbai’s suburb area, Ghatkopar on Tuesday morning.

The collapse was being linked to a local minister related to Shiv Sena, who had been carrying out renovation on the ground floor of the building.

(This is a developing story, more details awaited …)

First Published | 4 August 2017 4:17 PM
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