Nine killed in Bangladesh house collapse, dozens may be trapped

April 15, 2015 2:29 PM

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DHAKA (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed in central Dhaka on Wednesday when a two-storey home built on swampy ground collapsed, Bangladeshi police and fire service officials said.

"The bottom floor of the structure made of corrugated tin sheet collapsed in the swampy soil," said Arifur Rahman, an official from the Bangladesh Fire Service who was involved in the rescue operation.

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