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MP: Indore building collapse claims 10 lives, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces compensation of Rs 2 Lakh for deceased's kin

In an unfortunate incident, a four-storey building collapsed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Saturday night. The incident happened near Sarvate Bus Stand around 10 PM, throwing people into a panic.

Reported by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: April 01, 2018 9:02 IST ]
Indore building collapse: Death toll rises to 11, several
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Indore building collapse: Death toll rises to 11, several still trapped under debris; rescue ops on

The death toll in the Indore building collapse rose to 11 by Sunday morning as rescue workers continue to clear the debris. Locals fear that a least 10 other person might be trapped underneath.

In an unfortunate incident, a four-storey building collapsed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Saturday night. The incident happened near Sarvate Bus Stand around 10 PM, throwing people into a panic.

The building housed MS Hotel, a lodge-cum-eatery, which was witnessing higher than usual footfall due to the weekend.

The reason for its sudden collapse is not clear, police said, adding that rescue work is underway.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is monitoring the rescue operations, expressed pain over the incident and loss of lives. The CM has announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each, to the families of those who died, Rs 50,000 each, for those injured.

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