One killed in building collapse in Faridabad

Last Updated: Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 21:28

Faridabad: At least one person was killed and two others were injured when a portion of an under-construction building collapsed in Sarurpur industrial area here.
Rescue operations are in progress as more people are feared to be trapped, officials at the site told PTI.

According to labourer Tinku, five to six workers are still trapped in the debris of the building.

One labourer, who was seriously injured, has been referred to a Delhi hospital, rescue officials said.

Haryana Labour and Employment minister Shiv Charan Lal Sharma also reached the spot to oversee the rescue operations.

An inquiry will be ordered into the matter since the building was being illegally constructed, Sharma said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 21:28

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