Karnataka, Dharwad, Building collapse, accidentOne person declared dead and over 40 feared trapped after an under construction building collapsed in Kumareshwar Nagar, Karnataka on Tuesday.

The police report suggests six injured people among the many trapped were shifted to hospital. Currently, the search and rescue operation is underway.

Reacting to the incident, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said the Chief Secretary will be supervising the rescue operations.

CM Kumaraswamy took to Twitter and added, “I have also directed the CS to send additional resources and expert rescuers by a special flight to Dharwad.”

Further details awaited.

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