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Indian Building Collapse Traps As Many As 40 Construction Workers


An 11-story building under construction in Tamil Nadu state in India collapsed on Saturday, trapping as many as 40 workers in the rubble, the police commissioner in the city of Channai confirmed to CNN.

Police officials said Fire and Rescue Services have also confirmed that so far eight people have been rescued and taken to Sri Ramachandra Medical Center for treatment.

It's unclear yet whether there are any casualties. The collapse comes amid heavy rains.