At least two persons were killed and several others were injured after a four-storey under-construction building collapsed in Northeast Delhi’s Seelampur area Monday night.
According to Delhi Fire Service official, information about the building collapse was received at 11.29 pm following which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
#JUSTIN: A 35-year-old man killed and four others injured after a four-storey building collapsed in North-East Delhi’s Seelampur area on Monday night. Four to five families were inside when the incident occurred. Two taken out, search on for the rest.@IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/pEaCck2VDG
— Mahender Singh (@mahendermanral) September 2, 2019
The rescue operation is underway as several others are feared trapped under the debris.
Two have been rescued so far. According to eyewitnesses, the incident took place when some people had gathered on the ground floor of the under-construction building to attend a function organised by some locals.