Hotel collapse in southern India kills at least 12

Two-story hotel collapses in southern India, killing at least 12, injuring 18

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Hotel collapse in southern India kills at least 12
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Indians watch as Indian Fire officials and rescue workers look for survivors at the site of a collapsed building, in Hyderabad, India, Monday, July 8, 2013. An official said at least ten people have been killed and 12 others injured after a two-story hotel collapsed in southern India (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- A two-story hotel collapsed in southern India early Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 18 others, police said.

More people were feared trapped in the debris of the City Light hotel in a suburb of the city of Hyderabad, police officer Anurag Sharma said.

Sharma said rescue operations were continuing at the hotel, which was about 80 years old.

The hotel was located in the Secunderabad suburb of Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh state.

Few other details about the incident were available.

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