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Apartment block collapses in Lucknow, more than two dozen feared trapped

| Updated: January 25, 2023 09:00:08


A screengrab of a video of a collapsed building in Lucknow, India. Photo: Courtesy of NDTV A screengrab of a video of a collapsed building in Lucknow, India. Photo: Courtesy of NDTV

A residential apartment block collapsed in the northern Indian city of Lucknow on Tuesday and more than two dozen people were feared to be trapped under the rubble, local police officials told Reuters.

Indian media reported that at least three people died. Footage showing blocks of brick and concrete piled up together and police teams removing the rubble to search for people.

Lucknow city police officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment about fatalities due to the collapse.

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