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Five killed in building collapse in Tamil Nadu


Chennai: Five people were killed and several others injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruvarur district on Sunday, police said.

According to police, the under-construction staff quarters building of the central university came down in the morning killing four people on the spot while one person succumbed to injuries in the hospital.

The injured, numbering at least 18, have been admitted to hospital.

Tiruvarur is around 320 km from here.