Six-storey building collapses in Gurgaon

February 17th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI  

Gurgaon , Feb 17 (ANI) : A six-storey building under construction collapsed in Gurgaon, in New Delhi on Thursday.

Two people were trapped in the debris.

Police and fire brigades were rushed to the spot for rescue operations and relief work.

“We had received a call from a police station around 7.20 in the morning that a building has collapsed in Udyog Vihar Phase 1, plot number 100, and people were trapped under it. We immediately sent two cars from and asked the Bhim Nagar police station to take all the manpower along with three officers. After reaching and enquiring at the site, we had realised that two people were trapped under the building. One portion of the building had already collapsed and the other portion would collapse soon,” said Hanuman Singh Sihaag, a Fire Officer.

The reason of building collapse has still not been ascertained, but the use of adulterated cement is suspected. (ANI)

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