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Two of family killed in building collapse

Press Trust of India  |  Guntur (AP) 

Two persons of a family, including a toddler, were killed today when a 70-year-old building collapsed here this morning.

The incident took place in Sambasivapet under Kothapet Police station limits when the two-storeyed structure came down crashing around 5 AM when the victims were fast asleep, police said.

The deceased have been identified as Thumati Anjamma (70) and her grandson Geethapratap (3).

The building, which was under dispute since the landlord's demise recently, was occupied by Thumati.

According to locals, heavy rains have been lashing Guntur since a week following which the old building gave away.

First Published: Tue, September 29 2015. 14:28 IST