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Rain havoc: landslide in Shimla caused collapse of a multi-storey building; Watch Video

A multi-storey building collapsed in a landslide triggered by rain in Shimla, damaging two nearby structures.

Shimla : The torrential rains in the recent past have thrown life out of gear in different parts of the country. Especially in the hill states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, due to the landslides caused by the rains, many buildings have collapsed and many people have also died. One such incident happened in Shimla on Thursday.Also Read – Weather Forecast Delhi: When will it rain now in Delhi, Meteorological Department has given the latest update

A multi-storey building collapsed in a landslide triggered by rain in Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla, damaging two nearby structures. A senior disaster management official said on Friday that there was no casualty in the accident. Also Read – Heavy Rain Alert in Maharashtra: Rain wreaks havoc in Maharashtra, 10 killed, alert issued for next 24 hours

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According to Sudesh Kumar Mokhta, director, Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority, an eight-storey building at Ghoda Chowki near Hali Palace in Shimla collapsed on Thursday afternoon in a landslide caused by recent rains.

Parts of the eight-storey building fell on other two-storey buildings, causing damage to them, he said. Two nearby buildings, including a hotel, are still under threat. Mokhta said that the district administration has announced a grant of Rs 10,000 each as financial assistance to the residents of the building.


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