Hyderabad building collapse: Death toll rises to three, many still trapped
At least two people died after a multi-storied, underconstruction building collapsed here Thursday night.
Hyderabad: At least three people died after a multi-storied, underconstruction building collapsed here Thursday night.
The incident occurred in Nanakramguda, an information technology suburb under the limits of Cyberabad police commissionerate limits.
Baba Fasiuddin, Deputy Mayor Hyderabad said, rescue operations are underway and 10-12 people are still feared to be trapped under the rubble.
Police said a seven-storied building collapsed. Construction workers and their families who were asleep were trapped under the rubble.
Police and fire brigade personnel launched rescue operation. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams also joined the rescue work.
Telangana Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy, Excise Minister Padma Rao and senior officials had visited the scene to supervise the rescue work.