Nine dead, 8 hurt in house collapse due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu

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Chennai, Nov 19 : Nine people were killed and eight others injured when the house in which they were residing collapsed due to heavy rains at Pernambet in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on Friday.

Police sources told UNI that the deceased included four children and four women.

The injured were shifted to Pernambet Government Hospital for treatment. The victims were fast asleep when the house collapsed in the wee hours, burying them under the debris.

Police and Fire service personnel retrieved the bodies from the rubble and sent to hospital for post mortem.


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