An excavation work at a dharamshala in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra on Thursday morning turned deadly as a four-year-old lady was killed and some others had been injured after six houses collapsed, information company PTI reported.
Deputy commissioner of police (Metropolis) Vikas Kumar the incident befell round 7am. He mentioned the excavation work was occurring in a dharamshala in Tila Maithan locality close to Agra Metropolis Railway Station. However six houses and one temple had been collapsed attributable to its influence.
“Three individuals had been trapped underneath the particles. They had been recognized as Vivek Kumar and his two daughters – Videhi, 5, and Rusali, 4,” PTI quoted Kumar as saying. They had been taken to a hospital the place Rusali died.
Manoj Verma, one other resident whose home collapsed within the incident, instructed PTI, “With the grace of god the incident occurred within the morning when only a few individuals had been of their houses. Had it occurred at night time, many individuals would have been trapped.”
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath reportedly took cognizance of the constructing collapse incident and instructed the district administration and senior cops to go to the incident spot and conduct reduction work.
The police have begun a probe into the matter.
The incident befell two days after Samajwadi Occasion spokesperson Abbas Haider misplaced his spouse and mom in a multi-storey constructing collapse in Lucknow. The five-storey Alaya Flats within the Hazratganj space within the Uttar Pradesh capital collapsed on Tuesday night, trapping greater than a dozen individuals underneath it.
Haider’s spouse Uzma Haider, 30, and mom Begum Haider, 87, have died, whereas two extra individuals had been nonetheless feared trapped underneath the particles.
(With inputs from PTI, ANI)