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2 Dead After Three-Storey Building Collapses in Gurugram’s Udyog Vihar; Rescue Ops Underway

Gurugram: One laborer died, while two others were rescued from under the rubble after an old building collapsed in Gurugram’s Udyog Vihar area while it was being demolished. However, another labourer is still believed to be trapped under debris. The incident happened in plot 257 in Phase 1 of Udyog Vihar early Monday morning and rescue operations are underway.Also Read – Four-Storey Building Collapses in Navi Mumbai's Kopar Khairane; 1 Dead, Rescue Ops Underway

Speaking to the media, DC Nishant Yadav said, “A total of 4 were trapped in the debris. While 2 have been rescued safely, one body too has been retrieved. One laborer is still trapped inside and attempts are being made to rescue him. Compensation to be given as per rules.” Also Read – Roof of Two-storeyed Building Collapses in UP's Deoria, 3 Rescued

After preliminary information, DCP West Deepak Saharan said, “It was an old building that was being demolished since Sept 26. It was a 3-floor high building of which 2 floors had been demolished. Remaining part collapsed under which 3 laborers were trapped. One rescued.” Also Read – 1 Killed, Several Injured as Shuttering of Under-construction Building Collapses in Lucknow's Sarojini Nagar

Rescue teams and other officials have rushed to the site and efforts are on to rescue the trapped workers.State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams also reached the spot to assist and help the rescue work as two more labourers are still feared trapped in the debris.

More details awaited

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