Huts along Buckingham Canal collapse

A few huts built on the banks of the polluted Buckingham Canal opposite Kalvivaru Street in Mylapore have collapsed after the soil on which they were built began to give way.

On Tuesday, at least two to three huts, part of the bigger slum colony on the eastern side of the Canal were seen abandoned, the flimsy walls and roofs having collapsed into the water and wild vegetation.

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