"At least 12 people, including three women, were injured in the incident. They have been admitted to the Sushruta Trauma Centre, Hindu Rao and Ram Manohar Lohia hospitals. One of the injured is said to be critical," a police officer said.
"We have rescued every one from the spot. A case of negligence has been registered against the owner of the building and probe is on in the incident," said the officer.
According to the Delhi Fire Service, three excavator machines were rushed to the spot to remove the debris and rescue those trapped.