India: At least 8 killed, one injured in Nainital building collapse

Police expect the death toll to increase.? Photograph:( AFP )

WION Nainital, Uttarakhand, India Dec 11, 2016, 05.10 AM (IST)

At least eight people died and one injured after getting trapped under a collapsed building in Nainital town of northern Indian state of Uttrakhand on Saturday. 

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The State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and the police reached the site and have begun rescue operations. 

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Police expect the death toll to increase. 

This is the second incident in a week, with at least 11 people killed in a building collapse in Hyderabad on Thursday. 

(WION with inputs from ANI)