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Himachal Pradesh: At least 20 Army personnel trapped after building collapses in Solan, 10 rescued


A map showing the location of Solan district in Himachal Pradesh.

At least 30 Army personnel were trapped under debris after a building collapsed in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan district due to heavy rains on Sunday, IANS reported. Around 10 people were pulled out while 20 are still trapped.

Rescue operations were underway and the injured have been admitted to hospitals, said Deputy Commissioner KC Chaman. The incident took place on Kumarkatti-Nahan road, about 55 km from state capital Shimla.

There were conflicting reports on the exact number of Army personnel who were trapped in the collapse. “A total 25 ...


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