Gurugram: Two Dead, Several Injured As Apartment’s Roof Collapses; Probe Ordered

Photo source: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

In a shocking incident, two people died and several others were trapped after a portion of the roof of an apartment in Gurugram’s Sector 109 collapsed.

According to police, the incident happened at around 6 pm at a flat in an 18-storey building of Chintels Paradiso, the Hindustan Times reported.

Speaking to media persons, Nishant Yadav, Gurugram Deputy Commissioner said, “prima facie construction work on the sixth floor could have led to the collapse of only dining areas (in flats) from 6-1 floors. Other rooms intact from 6-1 floor. The enquiry will be ordered. Action will be taken in case of lapses”.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said that he is personally monitoring the situation.

Taking to Twitter, Khattar said that the administrative officials along with NDRF and SDRF teams are busy in rescue, relief work after a building collapsed in Gurugram.

“Administrative officials, along with SDRF and NDRF teams are busy in the rescue & relief work after the unfortunate collapse of the apartment roof at the Paradiso Housing Complex in Gurugram. I am personally monitoring the situation and I pray for everyone’s safety,” said Khattar in a tweet.

The roof of a residential highrise reportedly collapsed in Gurugram’s Sector 109 on Thursday evening and several people are feared to be trapped in the incident.

A team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has been rushed to the Chintels Paradiso housing complex, the site of the mishap and rescue operations are underway.

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