Three labourers killed in building collapse near Bangalore

Aug 05, 2013, 13:11 IST | Agencies

Three labourers were today killed and seven others got injured when an under-construction building collapsed at Kengeri on the outskirts of Bangalore.

The building collapsed when the labourers were at work, Home Minister K J George, who visited the spot, told reporters. 

Two victims were from north Karnataka and another from north India, the minister said and added that police and fire officials were carrying out rescue work.

The injured have been rushed to a hospital, Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy, in charge of Bangalore, said.

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