HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014

Four-storey building tilts; panic in old Bhopal

Neeraj Santoshi, Hindustan Times  Bhopal, August 06, 2014
First Published: 16:49 IST(6/8/2014) | Last Updated: 17:42 IST(6/8/2014)

A four-storey building in a thickly populated area of old Bhopal near Kamla Park has developed cracks and tilted.

There is panic in the area and at least 200 people have gathered at the spot. The building may collapse any moment.

The four-storey building that developed cracks and tilted near
Kamla Park in old Bhopal. (Neeraj Santoshi/HT photo)

A total of five families including 35 people live in rented apartments in the building. The building has been evacuated with the help of neighbours. City police, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials and district administration officials have reachced the spot.

BMC city engineer Amit Gajbhiye said, "Experts from Disaster Management Institute have been called for recommendation. The building is likely to be demolished as it poses threat to the lives of several people living in the area."

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