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Survivors found days after India building collapse

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Photo - Indian rescuers, take a break as they search for workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed late Saturday during monsoon rains on the outskirts of Chennai, India, Monday, June 30, 2014. Rescuers have pulled at least 41 people from the wreckage, even as seasonal monsoon rains impeded the search. Police said 30 other people are likely still trapped. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K)
Indian rescuers, take a break as they search for workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed late Saturday during monsoon rains on the outskirts of Chennai, India, Monday, June 30, 2014. Rescuers have pulled at least 41 people from the wreckage, even as seasonal monsoon rains impeded the search. Police said 30 other people are likely still trapped. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K)
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say rescuers have pulled more than a dozen survivors from under the concrete ruins of a collapsed 11-story building three days after it toppled and killed at least 29 people in southern India.

Already, 55 people have been rescued from the enormous heap of broken slabs, twisted iron girders and concrete dust where the apartment building was being constructed in a suburb of Chennai, the south-coast capital of Tamil Nadu state.

Hundreds of rescue workers are likely to continue searching for survivors for at least another day. They also expected to find more bodies, as rescuers said the foul smell of death had become overpowering on Tuesday.

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