2 killed in building collapse in north India

NEW DELHI, April 14 (Xinhua) -- At least two people died and several others were injured when a two-story building collapsed in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening, local police confirmed to Xinhua.

Several people were still trapped under the debris of the building, and rescue work was still ongoing, the police added.

The building collapsed in Jansath area of Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.

Teams belonging to the National Disaster Response Force were at the site carrying out rescue operations, local media reported.

Around 15 people were admitted to a local hospital, according to reports.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In World

As vote nears, South Africa's Ramaphosa promises to 'do better'
Russian strikes on Ukrainian city of Kharkiv kill at least two, injure many
Pakistani Christian community attacked after blasphemy accusation
More than 10,000 people reach UK in small boats since January
Scarred by 2020 Hindu-Muslim riots, India district voters want peace
Thai hospital says 43 people from Singapore Airlines flight still under treatment
Sumatra's Nirwana Crater erupts, tourists advised to stay clear
Five killed after informal gold mine collapses in northern Kenya
Teens are now gaming more than they’re watching TV
India's massive election faces heatwave challenge in penultimate phase

Others Also Read