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27 Dead in Indian Building Collapse

At least 27 people died and 54 were injured, Thursday, when a seven-storey building under construction collapsed in the Indian city of Thane, near Mumbai, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Officials fear many others are feared to trapped under the debris. Many of the casualties were believed to be on the construction staff, although four floors were known to be occupied.

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