A senior citizen and two others sustained injuries after a portion of a three-storey building in Ranip area of the city collapsed allegedly due to the ongoing renovation work on the ground floor Friday. Some persons were feared trapped in it,a fire department official said.
The incident took place at around 11am where a part of Rupal Apartment collapsed. The fire brigade and emergency service officials rushed to the spot and rescued the victims after an-hour-long operation.
Ahmedabad Fire Officer M F Dastoor said,Only the old woman was trapped in the debris. She suffered serious injuries and bruises,while the other two victims suffered normal injuries.