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Under-construction building collapses near Kashmiri Gate in Delhi, 8 rescued

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: An under-construction building collapsed at Nicholson Road near Kashmiri Gate in Delhi on Monday. 8 persons were rescued so far, said officials. Search and rescue operation is underway, the police added.

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“A PCR call was received regarding a building collapse at Nicholson Road, Kashmiri Gate,” said the Delhi police, briefing about the situation. “The local police, Fire service and DDMA immediately reached the spot and the rescue operation is in full swing. So far 8 persons have been rescued, all were workers on the site. Rescue operation is on,” they added.

Teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) have been called in.

“Rescue operation is on in full swing. So far, eight persons have been rescued, all were workers on the site,” said Deputy commissioner of police, North,

Prior to this, an old building had collapsed in north Delhi’s Bawana area killing four people, including a woman and a nine-year-old girl.

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