Kolkata: Portion of old building collapses, no one hurt, no casualties reported

A portion of an old building collapsed in central Taltala area of the city this afternoon and some people are feared trapped under it.

PTI July 25, 2017 14:25:36 IST
Kolkata: Portion of old building collapses, no one hurt, no casualties reported

Kolkata: A portion of an old building collapsed in central Taltala area of the city on Tuesday afternoon and some people are feared trapped under it.

No one was injured till last reports were received, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said.

Kolkata Portion of old building collapses no one hurt no casualties reported

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A portion of the almost century-old building at 10 Mirror Street under Taltala police station limits collapsed at around 12.45 pm, the police officer said.

"Luckily nobody was hurt as some inmates managed to rush outside," he said.

"We fear that a few are still stuck inside," the officer said.

Two fire tenders and a huge team from the fire department along with personnel from disaster management units and police personnel from the local police station were conducting the search, the officer said.

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