Four people have been killed as a four-storey building collapsed in Inderlok area in North Delhi of India this morning. While around 10 people have been rescued from the debris, some others are feared trapped under the rubble, reports The Hindu.
“The building was around 50 year old and a number of families lived there. 8 to 10 people have been rescued from the debris so far. Search and rescue operations are on.Some more may be trapped in the rubble although the number cannot be ascertained as of now,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Madhur Verma.
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According to fire officials, they got a call around 9:00am about a building collapsing at Tulsi Nagar in Inderlok following which four fire tenders were rushed to the spot for the rescue operations.
The incident took place in a congested locality and seems to have been caused by construction work on an adjacent plot, a fire official said.