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Two dead in Kolkata building collapse, several feared trapped

A large fire department team along with the Disaster Management units and local police have been deployed for the search and rescue operation

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 25, 2017 5:48:14 pm
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At least two people were killed when a building collapsed in central Kolkata’s Bowbazaar area on Tuesday, ANI reported. A portion of an almost century-old building at 10 Mirror Street, Central Taltala collapsed here this afternoon and a few people are also feared trapped, said a senior police official.

Locals managed to reach the site of collapse around 12:45 pm, said the police official. A large fire department team along with the Disaster Management units and local police have been deployed for the search and rescue operation.

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