In a tragic incident reported from the Sadar Bazar area of the national capital, an irresolute building collapsed. This incident came in news hours after the Ghazipur landfill collapse which left two people dead and damaged several vehicles.
Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot for relief operations.
A three-storey building collapsed in Sadar Bazar area here on Friday evening, police and fire officials said adding that there were no casualties in the incident.
A Delhi Fire Services official told IANS that they received a phone call regarding the building collapse in Pan Mandi area of Sadar Bazar, in central Delhi, around 5.20 p.m. and seven fire tenders were sent to the spot.
A police officer who visited the spot told IANS that there were no reports of casualties yet, as people ran out of the building when a part of it fell initially.
Later on, the building collapsed completely, he added.
The ground floor of the building had a couple of shops and the other floors were used to store merchandise, he added.
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Sadar Bazar is one of the largest household market place in the national capital and keeps busy throughout the day.
The actual damage is yet to be confirmed. The reason of the collapse is still not known.
Earlier today, a big chunk of garbage dump at the Ghazipur landfill site in eat Delhi collapsed in the afternoon killing a girl on site and trapping many who are now feared dead.
In a similar kind of incident reported yesterday from the financial capital, Mumbai a multi-storey building collapsed near JJ Junction in Pakmodia street in Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazar area on Thursday fearing several people trapped inside the rubble. At least 34 people have lost lives with over 15 injured.
This is a developing story, more details are awaited