5 killed in Bangalore building collapse

Five persons were killed and two others injured when a dilapidated house collapsed and brought down some other adjoining ramshackle residential units here on Tuesday.

Bodies of the victims – two labourers from Uttar Pradesh, a two-year-old child and two women – were recovered from under the debris, police and fire officials said. The injured were admitted to a nearby hospital.

The house located on a godown collapsed first and four others adjacent to the building, inhabited mostly by labourers, crumbled under its impact, the officials said.
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