The front part of the building collapsed as its demolition work was underway. Photo/ANI
The front part of the building collapsed as its demolition work was underway. Photo/ANI

Building collapses in Vadodara, several feared trapped

ANI | Updated: Oct 19, 2019 17:29 IST

Vadodara(Gujarat) [India], Oct 19 (ANI): A building collapsed while being demolished in Gujarat's Vadodara city, officials said. Several labourers who were working at the site are feared to be trapped under the debris.
"This was an old building of L&T company. The company was demolishing the building on its own. During the demolition, the front part of the building suddenly collapsed," Sudhir Patel, Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Vadodara said.
So far, two severely injured persons have been rescued from the debris.
"We have mobilized all the machinery and manpower for rescue at the site," he added.
"After the building collapsed, the entire fire brigade team of the corporation was pressed for rescue operations. Two people have been rescued. Rescue operations are underway on a war footing," Satish Patel, Standing Committee Chairman, Vadodara Municipal Corporation said. (ANI)

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