New Delhi, January 25: In a sad incident, an under construction building collapsed in Bhajanpura area of the national capital on Saturday. Reports claim that a coaching centre was being run in the building. Initial reports claim that three children and a teacher were dead and 13 others are being treated at the nearby hospital. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is on his way to the spot where the incident took place. Meanwhile, the rescue operation is underway.
Following the report of building collapse, seven fire units if the Delhi Fire Service were push for rescue operation. Also, emergency services like ambulances have reached the spot. Along with the local people, fire fighting officials are trying to rescue the trapped people. Initially it was stated that seven students were injured in the incident, while several others are feared trapped. However, with time reports arrived that four children died.
Here's a tweet by a journalist:
Tragic. 4 dead in Bhajanpura. @ArvindKejriwal reaching here.
भजनपुरा हादसे में मृतकों के नाम
1 - 6 वर्षीय फरहा
2- 14 वर्षीय देशु
3 - 12 वर्षीय कृष्णा
4 - 37 वर्षीय उमेश (शिक्षक)
— Saahil Murli Menghani (@saahilmenghani) January 25, 2020
Here's the ANI tweets:
Delhi: An under construction building in Bhajanpura area collapsed today; a coaching centre was being run in the building. Some students are feared trapped. Seven fire units have been sent to the site.
— ANI (@ANI) January 25, 2020
Earlier, a four-storey building collapsed in Northeast Delhi's Seelampur area Monday night, with fire officials fearing that several people are trapped under the debris.