Wall collapse from heavy rain kills 17 in India’s Tamil Nadu

A woman wades through a water-logged underpass after heavy rains in Chennai, India, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Heavy rains from the retreating monsoon brought down a compound wall in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, killing 17, said police officials from Mettupalayam town, about 500 kilometers from its capital city Chennai. Efforts to rescue any people who may be trapped, and clear the debris from the compound wall, which […]

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