India: Seven-storey building under construction collapses in Hyderabad, 3 dead

Telangana home minister N Narsimha Reddy said violation of construction rules had been noticed.? Photograph:( ANI )

WION Hyderabad, Telangana, India Dec 09, 2016, 01.57 AM (IST)

Three people are dead after a seven-storey building that was under construction collapsed in Hyderabad in India's southern state of Telangana Thursday night.

ANI reported Hyderabad deputy mayor Baba Fasiuddin as saying 10 to 12 people are still feared trapped inside.

Two people, including a child, were rescued and admitted to a local hospital. 

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Some 10 families, most of whom were working on the construction, had been living on the premises when the collapse took place.

The collapse took place in the city's Nanakramguda area. 

Telangana home minister N Narsimha Reddy said violation of construction rules had been noticed. 

(WION with inputs from agencies)