Building collapses kill 11 in India, lax monitoring blamed

June 28, 2014 4:53 PM

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Building collapses kill 11 in India, lax monitoring blamed

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two building collapses in New Delhi and Tamil Nadu states killed at least 11 people on Saturday and left dozens trapped, highlighting the need for increased monitoring of construction across India where such incidents are common.

Ten people including five children were killed in New Delhi after a 50-year-old apartment block with 14 occupants collapsed early on Saturday, a police spokesman said.

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