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Police say 7 dead in Sri Lankan building collapse

AP  |  Colombo 

A building collapsed in a busy part of Sri Lanka's capital today, killing at least seven people, police said.

said firefighters and police were searching for people who might be trapped under the rubble. Police were unable to say how many people might still be trapped.

Gunasekara said the building, which collapsed in Colombo's Grandpass district, had been used as a storehouse for spices. The cause of the collapse is being investigated.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 19:05 IST
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