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Pune under-construction building collapse: 9 killed, rescue operation underway

In a horrific incident, a slab of an under-construction building collapsed at Balewadi area in Pune on Friday, killing at least nine labourers.

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The incident took place in the building, named ‘Pride Express’, at around 11 am.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, (zone-III), B Teli, said the victims were working on the 13th floor of the under-construction residential building when the cement slab caved-in.

The rescue operation is underway.

Around 13-14 labourers were working at the site at the time of the mishap.

Police are trying to get information about the building owner and contractor among others.

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