Six people were killed Thursday after an LPG cylinder blast in a building in West Delhi’s Sudarshan Park triggered its partial collapse, police said.
A PTI report has quoted the police as saying that the call was received at 8.48 pm and fire tenders along with ambulances were sent to the scene of collapse to conduct search and rescue operations. So far eight people have been rescued and have sent to the nearest hospital.
Delhi: A part of a factory collapsed at Sudarshan Park in Moti Nagar. Eight people have been rescued and sent to hospital so far. Rescue operation underway. pic.twitter.com/DoRRgBit4u
— ANI (@ANI) January 3, 2019
“The incident took place in West Delhi’s Sudarshan Park area after an LPG cylinder blast. Six people have died while eight were rescued and sent to hospital. The building comprises ground and the first floors,” Monika Bhardwaj, Deputy Commissioner of Police (West), was quoted by PTI.
Search operation is underway and further details are awaited.
(With Agency Inputs)
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