Mi­nor dead as roof col­lapses in Kolkata

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - NATION -

A 17-year old girl, Pooja Gupta, died when a part of a roof of a sin­gle-storeyed build­ing col­lapsed near Tala in north Kolkata around 2am on Satur­day. De­spite be­ing de­clared un­safe in 2001, sev­eral peo­ple were liv­ing in it. This is the se­cond in­stance of loss of life in poorly main­tained build­ings in the city in 11 days. On Septem­ber 5, three of a fam­ily were killed when parts of a three-storeyed build­ing- col­lapsed in a densely-pop­u­lated area near Nim­tolla in north Kolkata.

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