WALL COLLAPSE IN SOUTHERN INDIA KILLS 11

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NEW DELHI: A wall collapsed on Sunday in southern India killing 11 people including a child, just a week after a building crumbled in the same state claiming 61 lives, officials said. The compound wall collapsed onto the huts of laborers following heavy monsoon rains in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu state, a local government official said. Four women and a child were among those killed, Tiruvallur district collector K. Veera Raghava Rao told the Press Trust of India news agency. The laborers, from neighboring Andhra Pradesh state, had been working on a warehouse, Rao told the agency.

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