Himachal Perdesh building collapse-7 Army soldiers killed

Due to heavy rains on Sunday afternoon, a three story building collapsed resulting in the death of at least seven Indian Army soldiers while injuring several many.

At the time of incident, in the building housing a small eatery and a small guest house,30 Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) of Assam Rifles, all from the nearby Dagshai cantonment, were eating lunch there.

Nearly 15 civilians, including the eatery’s staff, were also present inside the building on Nahan-Kumarhati Road, some 55km away from Chandigarh.

The dead now includes six soldiers of the Indian Army and the wife of the building’s owner, according to officials.

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