A five-storey buidling collapsed in Khoda area of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, media reports said on Friday. The incident occurred after heavy rains lashed the city for two consecutive days.
According to News18 Uttar Pradesh, several people are feared trapped under the debris. However, there are no reports of casualties so far.
On Twitter, Ghaziabad Police said that an NDRF team has been sent to the spot for relief and rescue work.
A local resident told ANI that the building had no occupants. Further details are awaited.
The building was old, nobody stayed there. A clothes showroom was there but that too had been shut down as the condition of the building was not good: Local on 5 storey building that collapsed in Ghaziabad's Khoda area pic.twitter.com/S89pdJmcvm
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 27, 2018
On 23 July, a five-storey under-construction building had collapsed in the same city. The district magistrate had said that the building was being constructed illegally. According to The Times of India, two people were killed in the incident. The police formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Thursday to probe two cases registered in the matter.
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Updated Date: Jul 27, 2018 23:03:56 IST