India building collapse kills 7, dozens trapped
A five-story building under construction in the southern Indian state of Goa collapsed on Saturday, killing at least seven workers and leaving dozens more feared trapped under the rubble, police said. Ref. Source 7
India Building Collapse Kills 7; Dozens Trapped
PANAJI, India (AP) ? A five-story building under construction in the southern Indian state of Goa collapsed on Saturday, killing at least seven workers and leaving dozens more feared trapped under the rubble, police said.
At least 1 killed, many trapped in India bridge collapse
At least one person was killed and many others were feared trapped after a bridge that was under construction collapsed in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, according to media reports. The incident happened in a congested part of the Girish Park area of the city on Thursday. One person was killed, according to "The Times of India" and the Associated Press. CNN reported that 10 people were confirmed dead. Ref. USAToday.
Indian construction company faces charges of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy in connection with the collapse of an overpass in Kolkata that killed at least 24 people, an official says. Ref. CNN.
India definitely has a problem with maintaining buildings in the urban areas. However sometimes it might just be poor infrastructure in general or the building is just far too old to keep up anymore.
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At least 60 dead after bridge collapses into river in India; officials fear death toll could rise. Officials told local media over a hundred people were plunged into the Machchu river when the bridge in the state’s Morbi district collapsed. Days ago, the 19th-century, colonial-era bridge was reopened after renovation. Source 8y.