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Four injured as century-old building collapses

Press Trust of India  |  Udhagamandalam 

Four persons were injured, when a century-old building, housing a tea shop, collapsed near the District Collectorate here today, police said.

The rains for the past three days had made the building totally wet and it collapsed suddenly this morning, resulting in four persons being caught under the debris, they added.

The injured were rescued and admitted to the Hospital here.

Meanwhile, more than 12 landslides have occurred in the hilly Nilgiris district, near Kothagiri, Wellington and Kallar, disrupting vehicular traffic, police said adding restoration works are underway.

The landslides also resulted in cancellation of services on the Nilgiris Mountain Railway section between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam for the second day today, they added.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 17:05 IST