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Tamil Nadu wall collapse: Death toll rises to 15; rescue operation underway

Due to heavy rains in the region, three houses in Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, collapsed on Monday (December 2). The rescue team rushed to the spot and retrieved 15 deceased people from the debris.

Dec 2, 2019, 9:53 AM IST

Coimbatore: As many as 15 persons died after a compound wall collapsed and damaged three houses in Nadoor Kannappan Layout in Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, on Monday (December 2) morning, following heavy rains in the region.

Rescue operation is underway with both residents and the fire department active on clearing the debris to recover trapped people. Further information is awaited.