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3 killed as under-construction building collapse in Vadodara


An under-construction four-storey building in Bavamanpura near Panigate in Vadodara collapsed on Tuesday early morning 3 am burying seven people in the rubble.

Three people, one woman and two men died on the spot. All the three who died were labourers.

The fire brigade and police officials rushed to the spot after the incident was reported.

The fire brigade in all rescued a child and three others when reports last came in. An 18-year-old was among those pulled out from the rubble.

As per information, four people were asleep on the terrace of the under-construction building when it collapsed. Fire officials are trying to clear the rubble to pull out those buried inside.

Surat reported a building collapse a week ago

A week ago, three labourers were killed after a part of a dilapidated building- Niranjana Apartment- in Rander area of Surat collapsed.

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The part of the 35-year-old apartment had collapsed in the early morning, injuring the labourers who were sleeping under it.

They were rushed to the hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

Earlier the SMC had evacuated the apartment after the structure was found to be very weak. The labourers who were killed had been sleeping under the structure.

As per the report, when SMC had evacuated the apartment it had also issued a notice to the builder to bring it down.

Neither the builder acted on the notice nor did the SMC get him to do it, leading to the incident.


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