More than 100 people are still feared trapped after a building collapsed in southern India
Up to 300 workers may be trapped; fire was caused by an electrical fault, officials say
A five-story building in Mumbai, India, on Friday morning local time, according to reports. Some reports said it was a four-story building.
NDTV reported that the building is located near Dockyard Road.
It said the building collapsed at 6:25 a.m.
Many people are feared trapped under the rubble.
IBN Live reported that the building was a residential one.
OSLO (Reuters) – More than 50 people were sent to hospital after a lorry caught fire in a tunnel in western Norway on Monday, police said.
The 11.4-km (7-mile) Gudvanga tunnel, Norway’s second longest, carries traffic close to the Naeroey fjord, considered one of its most beautiful and a draw for tourists from around the world during the summer season.
“Fifty-five people have been taken to hospital for checks. That’s every single person that’s been evacuated,” police spokesman Joern Lasse Refsnes said. The cause of the fire was as yet unknown, he added.
(Reporting by Victoria Klesty and Terje Solsvik; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Days after floods killed more than 100 people — possibly many Rakesh Sharma, a state official, said the death toll could be much higher, running into thousands, but the exact number would be known only after a survey of the entire region.
A joint army and air force operation has so far evacuated nearly 14,000 people stranded in the area but nearly 61,000 people remained cut off, officials said.