One killed, 2 injured in building collapse in Kolkata

One person was killed and two others were injured when a portion of a two-storied building collapsed on Jamnalal Bajaj Street in the Burrabazar area, the commercial hub of the city today, fire brigade sources said.

Woman dies in building collapse in TN

A 22-year-old woman died and another seriously injured when the balcony in the second floor of a four-storey government building collapsed, police said.

Nigerian leader visits collapsed building as death toll hits 86

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday visited the collapsed guesthouse at a mega-church in Lagos, promising to investigate the cause of the tragedy as the death toll hit 86, rescuers said Saturday.

Death toll in Nigeria building collapse rises to 80: Rescuers

The death toll from a collapsed guesthouse at a megachurch in Nigeria`s financial capital Lagos has risen to 80 after more bodies were pulled from the rubble, rescuers said on Thursday.

Toll in Nigeria building collapse hits 70

 The toll in a building collapse at a church complex in Nigeria`s commercial capital Lagos reached 70 Wednesday, a spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in the latest development on the incident which occurred last week.

Death toll from Lagos church collapse rises to 62

The collapse of a guest house under construction at the compound of a popular Lagos Pentecostal church last week killed 62 people, emergency services said on Tuesday.

Toll reaches 44 in Nigeria building collapse

Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency Sunday said that 44 bodies were recovered, while 130 people trapped in a collapsed church building were rescued in the country's commercial city of Lagos.

Three labourers killed in building collapse

Three labourers were killed and six others injured when a building collapsed in Kheri town area here, police said Thursday.

Two killed, five others of a family injured in house collapse

Two persons, including a minor girl, were killed and five others of a family injured when a portion of their thatched house collapsed Wednesday due to heavy rain in Mahaveer Colony slum area here.

11 killed in Pakistan building collapse

At least 11 people, including women and children, were killed Tuesday when a roof of an old building collapsed in Pakistan, a media report said.

Building collapse kills 8 in South Africa

Eight South African workers died on Monday when a building under construction collapsed, and more people were feared trapped under the rubble, emergency workers said.

Thai building collapse kills 7, hurts 20

At least seven people, including an infant, were killed and 20 others injured today after a six-storey building under construction collapsed on the outskirts of Bangkok.

Three of a family killed as building collapses in Kochi

A couple and their teenaged daughter were killed when their three-storey house collapsed in heavy rains at nearby Aluva, police said Thursday.

Stalin moves HC for CBI probe into building collapse

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.

Man killed in building collapse in Delhi, wife injured

A 51-year-old man was killed and his wife injured when a partially demolished "illegal" building collapsed in Okhla area of south Delhi today.

Building collapses after heavy rains in Thane, none hurt

A three-storey vacant building collapsed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi after heavy rains lashed the district inundating and cutting off several low-lying areas.

One killed, six injured after slab of a building collapses

One person was killed after a portion of a slab of a four-storeyed building collapsed at Kakaji Nagar`s Prasad shopping centre in suburban Goregaon West tonight, a Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) official said.

One killed, six injured after slab of a building collapses in Mumbai

One person was killed after a portion of a slab of a four-storeyed building collapsed at Kakaji Nagar`s Prasad shopping centre in suburban Goregaon West on Tuesday night, a Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) official said.

Corruption, greed blamed for Casablanca building tragedy

The scene was like an earthquake, but residents say the collapse of three buildings last week in Casablanca that killed 23 people was the man-made result of greed and corruption.

Two buildings collapse in Mumbai; three dead, several injured

After Delhi and Chennai, two separate incidents of building collapse Mumbai on Saturday morning killed at least three people and injured several others. According to reports, two pavement dwellers were crushed to death after a portion of a building in Jai Bhim Nagar fell on them.