Monday, 20 November 2017

Dozens of people feared trapped after factory collapses in India



Dozens of people are feared trapped or dead under debris after a plastic bag factory in India collapsed.
 
The building in the industrial city of Ludhiana, in the northern state of Punjab, fell on Monday at about midday local time (6.30am GMT) after a fire broke out at 8am (2.30am).
 
 
Rescue workers from India's National Disaster Response Force are sifting through debris in an attempt to find survivors and bodies.


The Border Security Force and the Punjab Armed Police have been sent to the city from Jalandhar near the border with Pakistan.


Fire was seen billowing from the building just before it fell.





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