Shocking images of Greater Noida building collapse emerge as death toll reach 9

Bodies of nine persons have been recovered from under the rubbles of  twin-building collapse in Greater Noida on the outskirts of the national capital. 

Jul 19, 2018, 15:05 PM IST

Bodies of nine persons have been recovered from under the rubbles of  twin-building collapse in Greater Noida on the outskirts of the national capital. 

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Bodies of nine persons have been recovered from under the rubbles of twin-building collapse in Greater Noida on the outskirts of the national capital. The death toll is expected to rise. The rescue operations are still underway in the Shahberi village under Bisrakh police station where the crash took place late on Tuesday, an official said. A six-floor under-construction building crashed on a five-storeyed building next to it, bringing it down as well. At least 12 labourers were in the under-construction building when the mishap took place. According to locals, at least 20 persons are still feared trapped inside. (Photo: PTI)

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A grief struck relative of a victim at the site where two buildings collapsed in Greater Noida on July 18, 2018. Six of the deceased have been identified. There is Priyanka Dwivedi, 26, of Mainpuri; Shamshad, 25, of Faizabad; Ranjeet Bhimali, 30, from West Bengal; Raj Kumar,50, Shiv Trivedi,28, and Pankhuri of just 14 months. (IANS photo) 

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Rescue personnel recover the body of one of the persons killed in twin-building collapse. A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) official said based on the operation conducted with the help of sniffer dogs, "chances of anybody surviving under the concrete debris were slim" as more than 36 hours have lapsed since the incident. (IANS photo)

 

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Rescue operations underway at the accident site. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the dead. (IANS photo)

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Rescue workers look for survivors amidst the rubble at the site of a collapsed residential building at Shah Beri village. (Reuters photo)

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Cases have been filed against two dozen persons and four of the accused, including the builder Ganga Sharan Dwivedi, brokers Dinesh and Sanjeev have been arrested. (PTI photo)

 

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