Rescue operations underway
Rescue operations underway

Chennai: 1 killed, 17 injured after building collapses

ANI | Updated: Jul 22, 2018 05:46 IST

Chennai: 1 killed, 17 injured after building collapses .
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 22 (ANI): One person was killed while 17 were left critically injured after a portion of an under-construction building collapsed in Kandanchavadi area here on Saturday .
Out of the 17 people injured, five are left with head injuries, along with two in critical condition .
P .Ponniah, district collector, said, "23 people have been rescued so far . Rescue operations will continue ."
Earlier, eight ambulances and three fire tenders were pressed into action after reports of the mishap surfaced . (ANI)

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