Bengaluru: One person reportedly died as a three-storey under-construction building collapsed at Thyagarajanagar district in Bengaluru on Saturday, stated news agency ANI. The rescue operations had come to an end, said an officer.Also Read - Omicron Variant: Karnataka Issues Guidelines For Visitors, Intensifies Inspection at International Airport
When the collapse occurred, two persons working inside the building were feared to be trapped. Luckily one of the persons trapped managed to escape from the building and informed the fire department officials about the other one. However, it was too late for the squad to save the other person. They recovered the body and sent to the hospital, stated a Fire Department official who was present at the spot where under-construction building collapse took place. Also Read - Karnataka Issues Fresh Guidelines For Waiver of RT-PCR Test Requirement For Travellers Returning From Maharashtra | Full List of SOPs Here
If reports are to be believed, another building beside it has also collapsed. However, the same has not been confirmed by any official yet. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh: Four-Storey Building Collapses in Solan, Fire Brigade Team Rushed
A dog squad and fire department have been deployed at the site to rescue the survivors.
Earlier in February this year, three people died and seven others were left injured as a five-storey under-construction building collapsed at Kasavanahalli.