Underconstruction building in Noida collapses, 2 dead
New Delhi : An underconstruction building collapsed on Friday evening in Sector 11 Noida, injuring four people in the incident.
The injured people were rushed to a nearby hospital where two were seriously injured and two had minor injuries.
"We have rescued four people. it is difficult to tell their condition right now, they have been admitted to a hospital. As per initial assessment, three of them were not so serious but the fourth person’s condition is serious," said Sriparna Ganguly, additional commissioner of police, Noida.
Later, it was notified that the two of four rescued people succumbed to their injuries.
According to the initial information, the building housed a manufacturing unit for solar panels. The front portion of the building is said to have collapsed trapping some individuals.
The cause of collapse is under investigation.
"Not possible to immediately tell what caused the collapse. The owner of the building has, however, said that some plumbing work was going on in the building. Exact reasons will only come out through an inquiry," she added.