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Seven-storey building collapses in Hyderabad: 10 feared dead

  • At least 10 people are feared to be trapped under the debris of a seven storey building in Hyderabad
  • The mishap took place at around 10 pm on Thursday night, at Nanakramguda area in Hyderabad
Seven storey building collapses in Hyderabad 10 feared dead


Fire department, police and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) officials immediately reached the spot to begin rescue operations. 12 people were rescued from the rubble and were moved to a nearby hospital for check up.


The building was owned by Satyanarayan Singh and was in the last phase of construction.


The families of the construction workers and the watchman, who were staying in the building, are feared to be trapped under the rubble. At this point, weak foundation of the building is cited as the reason behind the building's collapse. 


Telangana home minister N Narsimha Reddy and other senior ministers rushed to the spot to supervise the rescue operations.


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