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Building collapses in Chennai as many feared dead!

Building collapses in Chennai as many feared dead!
Building collapses in Chennai as many feared dead!
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Reportedly, 17 people were injured and many are feared to be trapped following the collapse of an under-construction building's portion, in Kandanchavadi, Chennai. After the collapse of the scaffold and iron girders of the partially constructed hospital this incident happened. 

       


Immediately after the news was out, 8 ambulances and 3 fire tenders were moved to the spot. As said by Chennai Collector Ponnaiyan, of the 20 people present at the accident spot, 17 were rescued out of the debris, and five of them were admitted to a nearby hospital as they sustained heavy head injuries. 

 Building collapses in Chennai as many feared dead!

The latest update is that 1 person has died, and 32 were rescued with injuries and were transported to Apollo and Royapettah hospitals for immediate treatment. The deceased person was identified as Babloo from Bihar and the building that collapsed was that of an upcoming hospital across SP city, and the 4 adjacent buildings close to the damaged one also have minor damages.

Building collapses in Chennai as many feared dead!

Building collapses in Chennai as many feared dead!
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