At least 11 die as 2 buildings collapse in India; rescue ongoing for dozens feared trapped

June 28, 2014 3:51 PM

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At least 11 die as 2 buildings collapse in India; rescue ongoing for dozens feared trapped

NEW DELHI — A dilapidated building and another under construction collapsed in India on Saturday, killing at least 11 people as rescuers searched for dozens of others feared trapped, police and fire officials said.

In New Delhi, a four-story 50-year-old structure toppled in an area inhabited by the poor. The collapse killed at least 11 people and one survivor was being treated in a hospital, said fire service officer Praveer Haldiar.

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