West Delhi: Toll rises to four in Vishnu Garden building collapse

A young girl is still suspected to be trapped in the debris of the four-storey building which had collapsed on Saturday night in a narrow lane in Vishnu Garden area of West Delhi, Joint CP West Delhi Range Dipendra Pathak said.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 19, 2015 2:58 pm
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The death toll in the building collapse in West Delhi on Sunday rose to four even as rescue operations are underway for those feared trapped in the debris.

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A young girl is still suspected to be trapped in the debris of the four-storey building which had collapsed on Saturday night in a narrow lane in Vishnu Garden area of West Delhi, Joint CP West Delhi Range Dipendra Pathak said.

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Eight persons were injured in the collapse. They have been identified as Ravi (30), Madan (3), Aman (12), Shyamlal (50), Pooja (15), Brijlal (65), Prem Babu (51) and Hemant (19), Pathak said.

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The deceased have been identified as Sandhya (30), Om Prakash (50), Bina (15) and Sarvati (33), the Joint CP said.

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Six of the injured were discharged immediately after treatment while two seriously injured persons were shifted on Saturday night to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, he added.

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