Three killed, many feared trapped after building collapses in Mizoram

PTI, Jul 3, 2019, 9:48 AM IST

Aizawl: At least three persons were killed and nine others injured when a building collapsed in Mizoram’s Durtlang area, police said.

The incident happened on late Tuesday evening when the building constructed under the Basic Services for Urban Poor (BSUP) under JNNURM collapsed at Durtlang, about five kms from Aizawl.

“Three people have died in the incident. With an unspecified number of people trapped under the debris, there is a possibility of rise in the death toll,” police said.

The building was constructed by the National Project Construction Company (NPCC) with an estimate of over Rs 26 crore. Rescue works continued as further details were being awaited.

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