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Seven killed in Indonesia building collapse

Seven killed in Indonesia building collapse

A group of teenagers practising for a dance and music show were among seven Indonesians killed Monday when the building they were in collapsed, police said.

Ten dead as building struck by car collapses in India

Ten dead as building struck by car collapses in India

The driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a pillar holding up the near 100-year-old structure, said police deputy inspector general Harinarayanchari Mishra.

Four die in building collapse after explosion in Poland

Four die in building collapse after explosion in Poland

Four people died and about 20 were injured in an apartment building collapse in Poznan, western Poland, most likely to have been caused by a gas explosion, state-run news agency PAP said on Sunday.

Bengaluru building collapse kills at least five people

Bengaluru building collapse kills at least five people

A multi-storey building collapsed in the south Indian city of Bengaluru on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring several, officials said.

Mumbai building collapse death toll jumps to 34

Mumbai building collapse death toll jumps to 34

Officials said 34 people, including children, died when the residential building gave way on Thursday morning in the densely populated area of Bhendi Bazaar following heavy rains.

21 killed as old Mumbai building collapses after rains

21 killed as old Mumbai building collapses after rains

Rescuers were searching for survivors at the site of the collapsed five-storey building, believed to be about 100 years old, in the busy Bhendi Bazar market area.

Owner arrested after Mumbai building collapse kills 17

Owner arrested after Mumbai building collapse kills 17

Indian police on Wednesday arrested the owner of several apartments in a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai killing 17 people, an official said, adding the cause of the disaster was likely unauthorised renovation.

Mumbai building collapse kills six, many feared trapped

Mumbai building collapse kills six, many feared trapped

At least six people were crushed to death when a four-storey building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, the latest incident to highlight poor construction standards in the country.

Six killed in Pakistan building collapse

Six killed in Pakistan building collapse

At least six people were killed and 10 others were injured in southern Pakistan when a three-storey building collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday, an official said.

Two dead after Kenya building collapse

Two dead after Kenya building collapse

The mother of two children rescued from a collapsed seven-storey building in Nairobi has died in hospital, officials said Wednesday, amid fears more people are trapped under the rubble.

Rescuers try to save woman trapped in Colombo building

Rescuers try to save woman trapped in Colombo building

Rescuers were digging through rubble trying to save a woman they feared was trapped inside a collapsed wedding reception hall in Colombo, officials said after confirming that one man had been killed and 23 injured.

27 injured as building collapses in Sri Lanka's capital

27 injured as building collapses in Sri Lanka's capital

At least 27 people were injured after a five-storey building collapsed in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Thursday and police and the army were looking for survivors.