Under-construction building collapses in Kashmere Gate area

New Delhi, March 14 : An under-construction building collapsed on Nicolson Road near Kashmere Gate on Monday. Eight persons were rescued from the site and the injured were shifted to Hospital. Teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) were pressed into service for rescue operation, said Delhi Police. A PCR call was received regarding a building collapse at Nicholson Road, Kashmere Gate. The local police, Fire service and DDMA immediately reached the spot and the rescue operation started in full swing. Eight persons were rescued, all were workers on the site, said Sagar Singh Kalsi, Deputy Commissioner of Police, North Delhi. Staff has been sent to Aruna Asaf Ali hospital to speak with the injured to know the exact number of injured persons, he added. CM RJ

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