India

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills 9

More still trapped

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At least nine people have been killed in the collapse of a building on the outskirts of the Indian city of Mumbai.

More people are trapped inside the three-storey building in Thane district, 35km (20 miles) from Mumbai. Rescue operations are continuing.

The cause of the collapse in not known, but correspondents say such incidents are common in India and often blamed on poor construction practices.

In April, 74 people were killed in another building collapsed in Thane.