Building collapses in Ahmedabad, one dead

In the second such incident in a fortnight, a man died here on Friday when a part of a dilapidated three-story building collapsed.

Updated: Sep 07, 2012, 17:16 PM IST

Ahmedabad: In the second such incident in a fortnight, a man died here on Friday when a part of a dilapidated three-story building collapsed.

The residential building in Mandvi Ni Pol area, which was vacant for some time, today partially collapsed following yesterday`s heavy downpour, said Additional Chief Fire Officer Rajesh Bhatt.

"Mukesh Chavda (36), who was passing by when the building collapsed, was trapped under the debris and died," he said.

A few two-wheelers were damaged.

On August 24, a girl was killed and six others were injured when a three-story building collapsed in the city.

PTI