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3 people, including 4-year-old girl, killed in Delhi building collapse

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A two-story structure fell on Sunday night near Delhi’s Lahori Gate, killing three people, including a four-year-old girl, according to the Delhi police. Additionally, the police have reported a violation of sections 304A, 336, 337, and 338 for negligence and endangering life or personal safety.

In the operations that continued well into the night on Monday, two more victims were saved. Ten individuals had previously been saved and taken to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital. According to the police, the incident happened on Sunday at around 7:30 p.m.

The cops said that the building was in poor shape. Many persons suffered injuries. The LNJP hospital has received ten new patients. A young girl, age 4, passed away. There is a rescue effort under place.

Five National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on the scene, according to Shweta Chauhan, the DCP for Delhi’s Central district, who spoke to a news agency earlier.

In the national capital during the weekend, there was a lot of rain at the time of the occurrence. Up to 8 a.m. on Sunday, the city witnessed a record-breaking 74 millimetres of rain, the second-highest total for the month of October since 2007. Rain has also been pelting Delhi’s neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh. There have been a number of reported instances involving rain.

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