Four people were killed and many others injured when 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 panic.
Police said that at least ten persons are feared to have been trapped under the debris of the building which housed M S Hotel, a lodge-cum-eatery.
The reason for its sudden collapse is not clear, police said, adding that rescue work is underway.
Madhya Pradesh: A building has collapsed near Sarvate bus stand in Indore. People feared trapped, rescue operations underway pic.twitter.com/Y5tXivO0cs— ANI (@ANI) March 31, 2018
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is monitoring the rescue operations, expressed pain over the incident and loss of lives.
इंदौर के सरवटे बस स्टैंड के पास हुआ हादसा अत्यंत दुखद है। बचाव कार्य सहित पूरी स्थिति पर हमारी नजर है। ईश्वर से प्रार्थना है कि सभी सकुशल हों और घायल शीघ्र स्वस्थ हों।— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) March 31, 2018