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Coimbatore bus stand roof collapse: 9 killed, 20 feared trapped under debris in Somanur, rescue ops underway

Preliminary information reaching rural police headquarters here said that the roof of the shed at the bus stand suddenly collapsed on commuters.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Coimbatore [ Updated: September 07, 2017 16:15 IST ]
Coimbatore bus stand roof collapse
Coimbatore bus stand roof collapse

At least 9 people were killed when the roof of a bus stand collapsed in Somanur on the city outskirts on Thursday. 20 others feared trapped under debris in the bus stand roof collapse incident.

Preliminary information reaching rural police headquarters here said that the roof of the shed at the bus stand suddenly collapsed on commuters.

Police said there could be more casualties, as several people are still trapped under the debris. Rescue operations are on at the spot, about 25 kms from here, they said.

More details awaited

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