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Huge 60ft wall collapses leaving 16 dead in India

The wall suddenly collapsed after heavy rain (Picture: AFP/Getty)

A 60ft wall has collapsed and kil..

By admin , in World News , at June 29, 2019

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60ft wall in Pune, India, leaves 16 dead

The wall suddenly collapsed after heavy rain (Picture: AFP/Getty)

A 60ft wall has collapsed and killed 16 people in western India following heavy rain.

The high wall fell on top of a cluster of tin-roofed huts in Pune, a city in Maharashtra state, killing the families who lived in them.

Workers employed at an adjacent construction site were also killed.

Rescuers managed to pull three workers alive from the rubble, said officer J Gaekwad.

Officers warned more people could be trapped under the debris as they continued rescue efforts.

Indian rescue workers carry away a body on a stretcher from the site of a wall collapse in Pune on June 29, 2019. - At least 15 people were killed June 29 after a wall collapsed on huts housing Indian labourers in Pune, local media reported, following heavy monsoon rains in the region

Rescue workers carry away a body on a stretcher from the site (Picture: AFP/Getty)

A damaged vehicle is seen at the site of a wall collapse in Pune

Cars were seen dragged down with the heavy wall (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Indian rescue workers look for survivors at the site of a wall collapse in Pune on June 29, 2019. - At least 15 people were killed June 29 after a wall collapsed on huts housing Indian labourers in Pune, local media reported, following heavy monsoon rains in the region

The collapse has killed families living in the huts adjacent (Picture: AFP/Getty)

 Pune Fire Brigade shows Indian rescue workers searching for survivors at the site of a wall collapse in Pune. - At least 15 people were killed June 29 after a wall collapsed on huts housing Indian labourers in Pune, local media reported, following heavy monsoon rains in the region

Rescue teams are still searching for people who may be trapped (Picture: AFP/Getty)

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