New Delhi: As per the details provided by the officials, in an incident that took place in Delhi’s Ghaziabad today, killed one person after a five-storey under-construction building collapsed. The rescue operations are still underway and one person has also been rescued who was trapped in the debris.
Police further informed, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was pressed into service soon after the incident and rescue and search operations were underway.
Giving out information about the current situation at the incident site, a senior NDRF official told media, “So far, we have pulled out one dead body and rescued one person trapped in the debris.”
The Ghaziabad police said in a tweet that some labourers were rescued and sent to a hospital for treatment.
There was no report as yet if there were more people trapped in the collapsed structure.
An Uttar Pradesh government spokesperson stated: “Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the district magistrate and the senior superintendent of police of Ghaziabad to visit the site of building collapse and take immediate action for rescue, along with NDRF personnel.”