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Building collapse kills 11 in India

In the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, a warehouse wall collapsed on Sunday, killing 11 construction workers.

The 6-meter wall at a warehouse construction site in Thiruvallur gave way, crushing workers in tents.

State government officials said they will investigate to determine who is responsible for the accident.

In the state capital Chennai on June 28th, an 11-story building under construction collapsed, killing 61 workers.

Police have arrested the building's owner and others on suspicion of mismanagement at the construction site.
India has been plagued with a series of construction accidents, as the nation undergoes a construction boom amid rapid economic growth.

Calls are being heard for better safety enforcement at construction sites in India.

Jul. 6, 2014 - Updated 20:02 UTC