2 Dead After Building Collapses In Delhi, Some Feared Trapped: Official

According to eyewitnesses, the building collapsed while some people were attending an event organized by a local resident on the ground floor.

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A rescue official said several people were injured.


New Delhi: 

Two people were killed after a four-storey building in which construction work was going on collapsed in north-east Delhi's Seelampur on Monday night. A rescue official said several people were injured.

The fire department got a call about the incident at 11:29 pm, following which six fire trucks were sent to the site, a senior Delhi Fire Service official said.

He said some people could be trapped under the debris and rescuers are looking for survivors.

Six people have been rescued so far, the official added.

One of the dead has been identified as Heena, 22. The police are trying to find out the identity of the other person who died when the building fell. "My sister was killed in the incident," said Danish, Heena's brother.

According to eyewitnesses, the building collapsed while some people were attending an event organized by a local resident on the ground floor.



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