Three killed in Gurugram constructing collapse after heavy downpour

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Categorical Information Service

CHANDIGARH:  Three folks have been killed and one severely injured when a three-storey constructing collapsed in Khawaspur village Gurugram on Sunday night time after heavy rains. 

Sources mentioned the our bodies of Pradeep Sharma and Tiny Bhardwaj have been pulled out of the particles after 19 hours of rescue operation.

Robin’s physique was retrieved late night time whereas rescuing Pradeep Choudhary, who’s beneath therapy at a civil hospital.

The three deceased labored in a neighbouring warehouse and lived within the constructing which was in a dilapidated situation.

Groups of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF), State Catastrophe Response Power (SDRF), Haryana Police and fireplace brigade needed to wrestle to retrieve the our bodies because the rescue operation was disrupted because of heavy rains.

Eyewitnesses mentioned the victims have been sleeping when the incident befell.

“The constructing was not in a good condition and we knowledgeable the proprietor about it. At night time, we heard the sounds of the crack and rushed out to save lots of our lives. The constructing collapsed in minutes,’’ mentioned one other resident of the constructing.

The police registered a case in opposition to the corporate proprietor and supervisor for negligence with respect to knocking down or repairing the constructing.

No arrests have been made to date. Waterlogging and visitors congestion have been witnessed throughout the town on Monday because the downpour continued within the morning. 

Many elements of Gurugram have been waterlogged particularly the low mendacity homes in DLF Phases 1 and three and Suncity Township due to downpour.

The three underpasses at Rajiv Chowk, Hero Honda Chowk and IFFCO Chowk have been closed. Energy provide was additionally snapped in just a few areas.

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