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Police say 4 killed in Bahrain building collapse


Police in say four people have been killed and some 20 others were injured when a building collapsed in the island kingdom.

The said that an "old building" collapsed Tuesday in Salmaniya, a neighbourhood of Bahrain's capital,

The two-story residential building reportedly housed foreign laborers.

Police said the injuries were "medium and serious," without elaborating, and that 60 rescuers with firetrucks and ambulances responded.

The police updated the casualty figures Wednesday on Twitter, saying that three bodies were retrieved at the site, while one victim died at a hospital.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 18:05 IST