Bengaluru, Oct 6: An under construction building in Bengaluru collpased on Wednesday killing four people and injuring many. The incident took place in Bellandur where the building came crashing down with several workers trapped under the debris.
Fire brigade personnel immediately sprung into action and managed to pull out a few workers. However, the death toll rose to four on Thursday after one person succumbed to his injuries.
Police officials filed a complaint of negligence against the building owner and its engineer, though they were not present when the accident took place. Meanwhile, two engineers were suspended pending an inquiry.
Here are some images from the site of the incident:
NDRF personnel carry out rescue ops
NDRF personnel carry out rescue operation at an under-construction building which collapsed in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
Death toll of the building collapse rose to four
The under construction building collapsed on Wednesday killing four people and injuring many.
Most of the workers trapped sustained injuries
NDRF personnel rescue one worker from under the debris. Three of the injured were taken to the hospital immediately.
Two engineers suspended pending an inquiry
The building owner and its engineer were not present when the incident took place. Meanwhile, two engineers were suspended pending an inquiry.
Officials said the building violated construction norms
NDRF personnel carry an injured person to an ambulance after he was rescued from the rubble.
Later, JCB machines were used to clear the debris
A JCB machine clears the debris of an under construction building which collapsed on Wednesday.