Jalandhar Building Collapse

Apr 16, 2012, 15:50 PM IST
Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar
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Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar

Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers remove a worker from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers and Indian army soldiers climb down from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers and Indian army soldiers climb down from the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Workers and residents watch rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Workers and residents watch rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

An Indian army soldier climbs down from the debris of a collapsed factory during rescue operations in Jalandhar.
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An Indian army soldier climbs down from the debris of a collapsed factory during rescue operations in Jalandhar.

Volunteers try to remove a block of concrete as they help with the rescue operation at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Volunteers try to remove a block of concrete as they help with the rescue operation at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Volunteers try to remove debris at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Volunteers try to remove debris at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers work at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers work at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers and Indian army soldiers search through the debris of a collapsed factory during a rescue operation in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers and Indian army soldiers search through the debris of a collapsed factory during a rescue operation in Jalandhar.

Workers and residents watch rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Workers and residents watch rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Indian emergency workers search through the debris of a collapsed factory during a rescue operation in Jalandhar.
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Indian emergency workers search through the debris of a collapsed factory during a rescue operation in Jalandhar.

Indian rescue workers shift through the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Indian rescue workers shift through the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Indian paramilitary troopers stand near the site of a building collapse in Jalandhar.
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Indian paramilitary troopers stand near the site of a building collapse in Jalandhar.

Surviving factory workers wait for news about their trapped colleagues during rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Surviving factory workers wait for news about their trapped colleagues during rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Workers and residents watch rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Workers and residents watch rescue operations at the site of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers stand near the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers stand near the debris of a collapsed factory in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers look for survivors in the debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers look for survivors in the debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers clear debris from the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers clear debris from the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue work continues at the site of a three-story factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue work continues at the site of a three-story factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers look for survivors in the debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers look for survivors in the debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers rest near the debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers rest near the debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers watch a crane clearing debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers watch a crane clearing debris of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers watch as an Indian survivor named Sandeep, unseen, is carried out from the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers watch as an Indian survivor named Sandeep, unseen, is carried out from the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers carry Indian survivor Sandeep out from the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers carry Indian survivor Sandeep out from the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers watch others look for survivors in the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar
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Rescue workers watch others look for survivors in the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar

Rescue workers rest on the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers rest on the rubble of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescue workers look for survivors as a crane clears debris from the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers look for survivors as a crane clears debris from the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.
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Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar, Workers continued searching for more people buried when the three-story blanket factory collapsed Sunday night while nightshift workers were inside.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar, Workers continued searching for more people buried when the three-story blanket factory collapsed Sunday night while nightshift workers were inside.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.
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Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.

A rescuer works at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar, Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.
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A rescuer works at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar, Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.
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Rescuers work at the site of a factory that collapsed in Jalandhar.

Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.
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Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside.

Rescue workers help an Indian survivor named Nitesh, who was buried for more than 72 hours, out from the rubble of a factory that collapsed, in Jalandhar.
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Rescue workers help an Indian survivor named Nitesh, who was buried for more than 72 hours, out from the rubble of a factory that collapsed, in Jalandhar.