Hyderabad, Dec 9: Five people have been killed after a newly-constructed six-storey building collapsed in Nanakramguda, an information technology suburb in Hyderabad on Thursday evening.
The two rescued victims have been shifted to the nearby Continental Hospital in Gachibowli.
Five families were reportedly inside the building when it collapsed. Four belonged to tile workers and plumbers while one belonged to the building's watchman.
Seven storey building collapses in Nanakramguda area of Hyderabad. More details awaited pic.twitter.com/n0uDQxYW0G— ANI (@ANI_news) December 8, 2016
Telangana Home Minister N Narsimha Reddy and several other leaders and officials rushed to the spot where rescue work is underway. Reddy said violation of rules has been noticed in the construction of the building.
OneIndia News (with PTI inputs)