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Five-storey apartment building collapses in Surat

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 00:50

Zeenews Bureau

Surat: A five-storey apartment building collapsed in Surat on Tuesday.

In Video: Building collapses in Surat

As per reports, the building in Surat’s Mahidhar Pura locality had developed cracks due to ongoing construction work at an adjacent plot. Following which all the residents of building had been told to vacate the building in the morning itself.

The building was residential cum commercial. Some other buildings in the Hira Bazaar area were also vacated. Fire-brigades were also on the standby for any untoward incident.

Dramatic visuals captured the moment when the building tilted and collapsed like a pack of cards.
However, there was no causality in the building collapse.

First Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 16:22
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