Greater Noida building collapse: The incident took place in Shah Beri village.
A six-storey under-construction fell on top of a four-storey in Greater Noida near Delhi on Tuesday. Eighteen families lived in the four-storey building, according to reports. Three people have been confirmed dead.
A team of the National Disaster Response Force or NDRF has been called in from neighbouring Ghaziabad to help in the search and rescue operations, along with the police, which is trying to control the crowd.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the District Magistrate to follow up with the National Disaster Response Force team and Police for relief measures and to ensure immediate rescue.
Here are the LIVE updates on the story:
Three people, including the man who owned the under-construction site, have been arrested.
A one-year-old baby girl, her parents and her grandmother are among those who were living in the building are feared trapped.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams that had reached the spot immediately have pulled out three bodies from the rubble so far.
Three people have been arrested in connection with the building collapse reports ANI.
District administration and NDRF teams are engaged in rescue and search operations. Some people are feared trapped in the rubble. Our thoughts are with the families of those who died in the incident: KP Maurya, Deputy Chief Minister on Greater Noida building collapse.
"As of now, we don't know what happened. It is too early to say anything in this regard. Our motive right now is to save any life that is left. Rescue operations by NDRF are underway," Kumar Vineet, additional district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar, said.
Search and rescue operations are underway. How the events unfolded
9.00 PM - Noida fire service and Noida police get a call that two 7 storey buildings have collapsed in Shah beri village in Greater Noida
9.45 PM- Noida police reached spot
11.00 PM- NDRF team reaches spot
11.30 PM - Dog squads are deployed to recover people underneath the debris
1.15 AM - JCB and technology used to clear the debris. Two bodies recovered
1.30 AM - Two builders to be attested in connection with the case, Noida police say
2.00 AM - JCB used to clear debris
5.00 AM - police fear some dozens to be trapped inside, some maybe kids as well. Rescue operations are still underway
Four NDRF teams are involved in the rescue operation.
Two people have been confirmed dead so far
Union Minister Mahesh sharma reaches the site.
2 NDRF teams have reached the spot. Search and rescue operations are underway.
There were 18 families living in the four-storey building in the Shah Beri village, according to reports. Many are feared trapped.