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2 dead, 3 injured in aluminium factory wall collapse in Delhi's Shahdara

Two persons died and three injured after a part of a wall collapsed in an aluminium factory in Delhi's Shahdara on Thursday.

2 dead, 3 injured in aluminium factory wall collapse in Delhi's Shahdara

NEW DELHI: Two persons died and three injured after a part of a wall collapsed in an aluminium factory in Delhi's Shahdara on Thursday.

"Five people were buried under the debris in Shahdara's Seemapuri area. They were engaged in a repair work when the incident happened," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Meghna Yadav told news agency PTI.

The fire department got a call about the incident in Seemapuri area at around 12 noon and four fire tenders were rushed to the spot. 

The victims were rushed to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital where two were declared brought dead while three others were treated for wounds, the police officer said.

"The labourers were taken to a near-by hospital where, Baldev, 30, and Dharmender,40, were declared brought dead, while three -- Raj Chaudhary, 30, Jammun,24, and Mhd Shahnawaz, 22, -- are undergoing treatment," Yadav told IANS.

"The victims were repairing a wall on the second floor when the floor suddenly collapsed, buring them under the debris," said the DCP. A case has been registered against the factory owner, said Yadav.