Jabalpur, April 16 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and at least 17 others injured when a two-storey building being built in this Madhya Pradesh city collapsed on Monday, an official said.

According to police, the building being built in the Bargi Hills area suddenly collapsed in the evening even as 40 labourers were working at the site.

District Magistrate Chhavi Bhardwaj said that two had died, while 17 were injured and had been admitted to a hospital for treatment. A probe has been ordered.