1 killed, two injured in building collapse

NEW DELHI: An 18-year-old woman was killed while her husband and another man were injured when a portion of a three-story building collapsed early on Friday in outer Delhi’s Badli area, officials said.

laxmi@tribune.com

New Delhi, August 30 

An 18-year-old woman was killed while her husband and another man were injured when a portion of a three-story building collapsed early on Friday in outer Delhi’s Badli area, officials said. 

Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials said an information about the incident was received at 5.15 am following which the staff rushed to the spot and started rescue operations. 

A portion of the second and third floors of the building collapsed. Three persons, including a woman, were injured. They were rushed to a hospital where the woman, Poonam, was declared brought dead. Her husband, Chhotu (21), was admitted to the Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, said the police. 

Another injured person has been identified as Praveen Singh (30), was discharged from the hospital after treatment, added the police. — PTI

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