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'At least seven' killed after building collapse in Goa

At least seven people have been killed and dozens are feared trapped after a five-storey building collapsed in the southern Indian state of Goa, the Associated Press reports.

Authorities are trying to determine how many people were at the site - which was under construction - when it collapsed in the city of Canacona, Police Superintendent Shekhar Prabhudessai said.

Approximately 40 workers were at the site, witnesses have said.

Ambulances took at least three seriously injured workers to a hospital for treatment.

India bus driver 'may have fallen asleep at the wheel'

Initial investigations have shown that the bus accident that has killed at least 37 in west India occurred because the bus driver may have lost control after falling asleep.

Nandkumar Thakur, additional superintendent of police, told indian newspaper Hindustan Times:

There were total 51 passengers travelling in the Mumbai-bound luxury bus. There is a possibility that the driver fell asleep. The process to identify the deceased passengers is on.

– Nandkumar Thakur