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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A collapse of a hotel wall in Peru's southern Apurimac region left 15 people killed and 29 others injured during a wedding celebration on Sunday, the country's National Civil Defense Institute (INDECI) said.

    "Heavy rains have led to the collapse of a wall at a wedding ceremony in the Alhambra hotel [in the city of Abancay]," the INDECI said on Twitter, adding that "the number of people killed has risen to 15, while the number of injured people has been updated to 29."

    ​According to the agency, the Peruvian fire service and police continued the search and rescue operation at the site.


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