Building collapses in Bengaluru, kills three

Building collapses in Bengaluru, kills three

The rescue operation is going on and the rescue workers are searching for the workers still feared trapped under the mound of the rubble of the collapsed building. More persons suspected to be trapped. The report further said that the building had been under construction for six years, however, the work was halted for the last two years for unknown reasons. "Rescue operations are underway", Mayor Sampath Raj told The News Minute. The police officials and the personnel from the State Disaster Relief Force are at the accident site to rescue those trapped.

The building is located on Sarjapur Road, according to ANI. The mayor also said that the under-construction building had five floors while only three were sanctioned officially.

According to a Fire and Emergency Response Team official, a first responder vehicle had left the station at 4.25pm.

Under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 4 dead
Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped

At least three people died and seven others were injured after a five-storey under-construction building collapsed on Thursday in Kasavanahalli in Bengaluru. The building is reportedly owned one Kunni Ahmad, who lives in Kerala. The building was under construction for six years.

A total of 20 labourers were working in the building when the incident took place.

In October 2017, seven persons including a pregnant woman had died when a a two-storey house crumbled down in Bengaluru's Ejipura.