• Download mobile app
22 Feb 2024, Edition - 3145, Thursday

Trending Now

  • Just wait and watch on the number of allies that are going to break off DMK: AIADMK leader EPS
  • BJP MLA Vanathi Srinivasan ‘s office gets ISO Certificate, in a first in TN
  • They said it is difficult to get me into politics, it is even more difficult to get me out : MNM Kamal Hassan
  • We shall enhance Kashmir’s beauty as a tourist destination so much that tourists will never think of Switzerland: PM Modi

Coimbatore

5 dead as bus stand building collapses

Covai Post Network

Share

Five persons were killed and several trapped in the debris, when the building housing the bus stand in Somanur on the outskirts of Coimbatore collapsed on Thursday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, the roofs of shelters inside the bus stand suddenly collapsed and the passengers waiting for the bus were trapped under the debris.

somanur1

Police said that five persons were killed in the collapse and casualties could be more as several persons were caught under the debris.

Police and fire and rescue service personnel arrived at the spot which is some 25 kms from Coimbatore city and are carrying out rescue operations.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER