New Delhi: A 58-year-old woman was killed when the roof of her old house collapsed this morning in Old Delhi's Chandani Chowk area.
The incident was reported at around 8 am from Ved Wara locality in the Walled City. The victim, identified as Asha Sharma, was stuck in the debris, a police official said.
No other person was injured in the incident. Asha was reported to be alone at home when the roof of the old house collapsed, the official said.
Asha was pulled out after a rescue operation conducted by a joint team of Delhi Disaster Management Authority, Delhi Fire Services and a PCR unit of Delhi Police, he said.
The injured woman was rushed to Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Hospital (LNJP), where she was declared brought dead, the official added.