New Delhi: Five, including four students, were killed when a building collapsed in the city’s Bhajanpura area on Saturday, officials said. Also Read - ‘Going to Die, Take Care of my Family,’ Man Says on Last Phone Call to Brother Before Dying in Delhi Fire
An under-construction coaching centre was being run in the building, a Delhi Fire Service official said. Also Read - Delhi Fire Service begins inspection at over 300 hotels across Karol Bagh
Taking note of the incident, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: “Receiving bad news from Bhajanpura. Praying to God for everyone’s safety. I will reach the spot soon.” Also Read - Delhi Fire Tragedy: Hotel Used 'Unauthorised' Fifth Floor as Rooftop Restaurant, Police Register FIR | Top Developments
The Fire Department received a call around 4.30 pm, following which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the official said, adding that rescue operations are underway.
(More details awaited)