Chandigarh: Three labourers died and one person was injured after a two-storey commercial building collapsed in Mohali’s Dera Bassi area on Thursday, an official said. Also Read - Hoshiarpur Rape: Gandhis Can't See Atrocities Against Women in States Where Congress is in Power, Says BJP
“Three bodies have been taken out,” said Mohali Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan. Also Read - Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's Son Summoned By Enforcement Directorate
Those killed were identified as Gopi, Raju and Ramesh, the official said. Also Read - Battle Lines Drawn: Amarinder Moves Resolution in Punjab Assembly Against Centre's Farm Laws
The building owner suffered injuries on his head and was taken to a hospital.
The rescue operation is under way and a team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is trying to find out if more people are trapped under the debris.
The building in Mira Malli Colony collapsed after the roof of an under-construction shop on the second floor caved in at around 9.30 am, said officials.