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

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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. 


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


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)