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Two killed in building collapses in TN, five rescued


PTI, Sep 7, 2020, 10:30 AM IST

Coimbatore: Two persons, including a woman, were killed in a building that collapsed in the city due to heavy rains accompanied by strong winds while five others were rescued, police said on Monday, September 7.

The single-story building on Chettiveedhi (Chetti Street) suddenly came down on Sunday night and eight persons, including two on the ground floor were trapped in the debris around 10.30 pm.

Police and Fire and Rescue personnel toiled hard to clear the debris and managed to pull out those who were trapped, while the district collector, K Rajamani, and Police Commissioner, Sumit Saran monitoring the rescue operations.

“However, a woman and a male died under the impact of the collapse,” police said.

“The rescued include a six-year-old child and search is on for another,” they said.

The city experienced heavy rains accompanied by strong winds from the evening till midnight.

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