A man was pulled from the rubble and taken to hospital. (Photo Credit: ANI/Twitter)
One person who was trapped inside an under-construction building that collapsed in south Delhi’s C R Park area on Sunday has been rescued while fire department personnel are searching for another, officials said. The fire department said five fire tenders were rushed to the spot after it received information about the incident at 2.13 pm. A man was pulled from the rubble and taken to hospital. He has been identified as Tapan Mondal, a resident of West Bengal, a senior fire official said. A search and rescue operation is on, the official said.
The police were informed about the incident at 14:19 pm. According to initial inquiry, digging for basement was in progress at E 845 CR Park, when the wall collapsed and 3 labours got buried under it. The workers have been shifted to hospital and rescue operations are still underway. A case is being registered against the local contractor and he has been apprehended.
Delhi: A house collapses in CR Park (Chittaranjan Park), two persons feared trapped under the debris. Five fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/BATj68stEt— ANI (@ANI) February 16, 2020