Ghaziabad, July 22: A five-storey building came down near Missal Gadi in Ghaziabad on Sunday. Rescue services have reached the accident spot where several labourers are feared trapped under the debris. The building collapsed around 3 pm.
Police, fire dept and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team are present at the spot, news agency ANI reported.
As soon as we got info police was the first responder,rescue is being done on war footing. We have rescued 7 people out of whom 1 died & 6 are in hospital. Once rescue ops are completed we will investigate who are responsible for it: IG law & order, on Ghaziabad Building Collapse pic.twitter.com/m1EW6k0Tdb— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 22, 2018
Meanwhile, the NDRF team has rescued nine persons from the site of a five-storey building collapse in Ghaziabad's Missal Gadi. And one body has also been recovered by the team.
.According to the initial reports, the building was under construction and was located in a dense locality. The labourers were working when the incident took places, eyewitnesses said. The owner of the building has been identified as Prasanjeet.
Prima facie, there seems to be issues with quality of the building. A magisterial inquiry has been ordered. 7 people have been rescued and sent to hospital. There is no casualty as of now. Rescue ops are underway: Ritu Maheshwari, Ghaziabad DM on building collapse in Missal Gadi pic.twitter.com/o1AjX62cfm— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 22, 2018
The incident comes on a day when authorities in Greater Noida ordered a building in Shah Beri village to be vacated after a crack developed on one of the pillars.