Delhi: At least one person died and two others seriously injured after portion of a three-storied building collapsed in national capital's Badli area on early Friday morning.
The deceased has been identified as 19-year-old woman Poonam. The injured – two men – have been admitted at Ambedkar Hospital and Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital.
Two shops occupied the ground floor of the building, while a family lived on the first floor. An investigation is underway.
In January this year, at least 14 persons died in two separate incidents of building collapse in Delhi-NCR area.
On January 4, seven people died and eight others injured after part of a factory in Sudarshan Park in Delhi's Moti Nagar collapsed. Days later, seven persons died again after an under-construction four-storey building collapsed in Gurugram.