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27 dead in India building collapse

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At least 27 people were crushed to death on the outskirts of Mumbai after a building collapsed while under construction, with many victims believed to be labourers living at the site, police said. 

Rescuers search for survivors in a collapsed building on the outskirts of Mumbai on April 4, 2013. At least 27 people were crushed to death, with many victims believed to be labourers living at the site.

A section of the seven-storey building collapsed on Thursday evening before the entire structure came down, a senior officer in the police control room of Thane district told AFP.

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