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East Delhi mayor blames PWD for building collapse

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, February 22, 2013
First Published: 01:54 IST(22/2/2013) | Last Updated: 01:55 IST(22/2/2013)

Mayor of East Delhi Annapurna Mishra has sought to blame the PWD for the building collapse that occurred on Wednesday at Tahirpur.

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Two members of the same family were killed in the incident that took place when the PWD was remodeling a drain in front of the building.

“The foundation of the building was 5 feet deep whereas the PWD was building a ten feet deep drain on the location that clearly led to a dangerous situation. The PWD officials should have asked the family to vacate the premises which would have saved their lives," said Mishra.

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