Kanpur, August 1: A three-storey building collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Hulaganjin in the early hours of Wednesday, news agency ANI reported. Further, four people have been rescued. No one has been reported to be dead in the incident so far. Meanwhile, police and fire department are present at the spot. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus Suspect Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Building in Shamli
In an earlier incident, a portion of a three-storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi, leaving one dead and six injured. In the case, the government had blamed the builder, saying that the building was just six years old. Also Read - UP Reports First Coronavirus Death, 25-year-old Man Hid His Travel Information
In another incident, a building had collapsed in Missal Gadi in Ghaziabad where two people had lost their lives. The labourers have alleged that the builder forced them to keep working despite a crack which was visible in the building. Five labourers have been rescued so far and eight people are still said to be trapped, a police official said. The same day, one person was killed and at least 28 others were injured after a Coimbatore-based hospital collapsed in Chennai’s Kandanchavadi area. The victims, mostly migrant labourers, had night shift and were trapped in the debris after the collapse. Those who sustained severe head injuries were immediately hospitalised.