Rescuers search wreckage of four-storey building in Indore for survivors after occurrence on Saturday night

A four-storey rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 beings and injuring another three, police said Sunday.

Rescuers working through the nighttime with sledgehammers and chainsaws attracted alive 10 parties from the debris of the building that came disintegrating down in Indore, a city in Madhya Pradesh state, on Saturday night, said police officer Sanju Kamle.

Up to five people may still be caught under the rubble, said Nishant Warwade, the district collector.


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April 1, 2018

The Times of India newspaper said the dilapidated building collapsed after a auto crushed its figurehead portion.

The hotel with 25 rooms is present in the commercial centre of Indore, close to railway and bus terminals. Indore is nearly 900 kilometres( 560 miles) south of New Delhi.

At least 10 people died when a inn collapsed in Indore, 600 km north-east of Mumbai. Photograph: Guardian graphics

Building collapses are common in India as developers try to cut corners by exploiting substandard fabrics, and as multi-story organizes are made with insufficient supervising. The massive demand for housing around India’s municipalities and prevalent fraud often to be translated into developers including illegal floorings or putting up illegal buildings.

In August 2017, 33 parties were killed when an apartment building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai.


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