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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.
One injured, 8 dead after getting trapped under building debris in Nainital, Uttarakhand last night (earlier visuals of rescue operations) pic.twitter.com/6GlPXioR5e— ANI (@ANI_news) December 11, 2016
The State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and the police reached the site and have begun rescue operations.
Uttarakhand: 5 dead after getting trapped under building debris in Nainital; SDRF and police at the spot, rescue operation on.— ANI (@ANI_news) December 10, 2016
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)