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Up to 10 feared trapped after building in India collapses

Up to 10 feared trapped after building in India collapses

Four people were rescued from the debris of the nearly two-decade-old buildings in the area of Odhav in Ahmedabad's east.

Indian building collapse kills five, more feared trapped

Indian building collapse kills five, more feared trapped

More than 100 Indian rescue workers were using steel cutters and drills on Wednesday to try and free those still feared trapped under the rubble of a collapsed six-storey building outside Delhi.

Woman rescued after trapped in collapsed building in New York

Woman rescued after trapped in collapsed building in New York

The woman, who has not been identified, was conscious and alert after her lower body was pinned by heavy debris for more than four hours.

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.