Building collapses in Hyderabad’s Nanakrumguda, one dead

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Published: December 9, 2016 7:50:11 AM

A seven storey building was collapsed in Nanakrumguda area of Hyderabad on Thursday night, in which one person lost his life. A rescue operation is still on as more people may have been trapped in the debris.

Nanakramguda is an information technology suburb under the limits of Cyberabad police commissionerate limits. (ANI)Nanakramguda is an information technology suburb under the limits of Cyberabad police commissionerate limits. (ANI)

A seven storey building was collapsed in Nanakrumguda area of Hyderabad on Thursday night, in which one person lost his life. A rescue operation is still on as more people may have been trapped in the debris. Nanakramguda is an information technology suburb under the limits of Cyberabad police commissionerate limits. Police said a seven-storied building collapsed. Construction workers and their families who were asleep were trapped under the rubble.

Police and fire brigade personnel launched the rescue operation in the night and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams also joined the rescue work. Rescue workers pulled out 12 people from the rubble and shifted them to a nearby hospital.

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Cyberabad Police Commissioner Sandeep Shandilya said 15 to 20 people could be trapped under the debris.

Home Minister N. Narasimha Reddy, Excise Minister Padma Rao and senior officials rushed to the scene to supervise the rescue work.

(With inputs from agencies)

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