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2 dead, 3 injured after portion of under-construction building collapses in Noida

Aug 01, 2020 10:37 IST
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Two people were killed after a portion of a multi-storey building collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida. The incident which took place on Friday evening also left three injured. The under-construction building is located in Sector 11 and belongs to a private firm. A large number of police personnel along with senior officers and teams of the fire department and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were present on the spot for rescue operations. Taking cognisance of the incident, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Commissioner Alok Singh to reach the spot. He also asked Singh to ensure all victims are rescued and given proper treatment, according to an official statement released in Lucknow. Singh said information was received this evening that a part of the building had collapsed during construction work. On the cause of the collapse, Singh said engineers and technical teams from the Noida Authority have reached the spot to ascertain the reason. The front portion of the building collapsed due to the construction work. The office of a solar panel manufacturing firm is located on the floor on which the work was going on, according to senior officials at the site.

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