11 Killed in Indian Building Collapse

Two adjacent apartment buildings tumble


VADODARA, India—Two adjacent apartment buildings collapsed early Wednesday in western India, killing at least 11 people, police and firefighters said.

Rescue workers pulled out 11 bodies and four badly injured people from the debris of the three-story buildings that fell in the city of Vadodara in Gujarat state, fire chief Hitesh Taparia said.

Most of the occupants of the 14 apartments in the first building were sleeping when it collapsed. The adjacent building was evacuated minutes before it fell, police officer Bhanu Pratap Parmar said.