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Building collapses in Solan, 13 Army personnel among 14 dead

The building collapsed around 3.50 pm near the Kumarhatti-Nahan highway in Solan. A search and rescue operation has been launched by the authorities.

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At least eight Army personnel were rescued while 30 others were feared trapped in the debris of a building which collapsed in Kumarhatti near Solan of Himachal Pradesh. (Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)

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The building collapsed around 3.50 pm near the Kumarhatti-Nahan highway in Solan. A search and rescue operation has been launched by the authorities. (Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)

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The Army personnel were with their families in the restaurant when the building collapsed.(Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)

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A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has been pressed into a rescue mission from Panchkula as the area is experiencing heavy downpour.(Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)

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The Army person are likely to have been posted at the Dagshai cantonment near Solan. (Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)

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30 Army personnel and 7 civilians were inside the building when it caved in. (Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)

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Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who is monitoring the situation said that a proper investigation into the incident will be done. (Express Photo: Pradeep Kumar)