Building collapse claims eleven lives

HYDERABAD: Eleven persons, including women and children. lost their lives while 18 others received injuries when a three-storey building caved in here in Choori Mohallah, Ilyasabad, on Tuesday afternoon. The death toll was confirmed by Hyderabad Commissioner Jamal Mustafa Syed who visited the Civil Hospital. The incident occurred around 13:15 hours, when a three-storey building with an old structure crumbled, also damaging two adjacent houses all of a sudden, a police spokesman said. Soon after the incident, the area people started rescue work which was later joined by the volunteers of Edhi Foundation. The rescue workers fished out 29 persons including men, women and children and shifted them to Civil Hospital Hyderabad. The Commissioner Hyderabad Jamal Mustafa Syed who visited Civil Hospital Hyderabad confirmed the death of 11 victims and injuries to 18 others. 

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