Rescue workers look for survivors amidst the rubble at the site of a collapsed residential building at Shah Beri village in Greater Noida, India, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A six-story building under construction collapsed onto an adjacent building east of the Indian capital, killing at least three people and trapping several others under the debris, police said on Wednesday.Chief Fire Officer Arun Kumar Singh said at least 12 workers were in the building at the time and are feared trapped under rubble, the Press Trust of India news agency reported.The second building also collapsed under the impact of the first building that fell on Tuesday night, he said.The four-story building was 2 years old and only one family lived there, district magistrate B.N. Singh said. More than 100 rescuers with cranes, sledgehammers and chain saws worked through the night to remove the debris in Shahberi village, nearly 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of New Delhi, said Krishan Kumar, a rescue agency official.The cause of the building collapse was not immediately known.
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