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Delhi: 6 killed, 8 injured as portion of building collapses after LPG cylinder blast in Moti Nagar

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New Delhi Updated on: January 03, 2019 23:34 IST
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Building collapses in Moti Nagar

At least six people were killed when a portion of a building collapsed after a LPG cylinder blast in Delhi's Moti Nagar area on Thursday.

The fire department received a call about the collapse at around 8.45 pm and four fire tenders, along with ambulances, were rushed to the spot, a fire officer said. 

(This is a developing story, last updated at 11:34 pm on Thursday)

Eight people have been reported to be injured in the collapse, while few others are believed to be trapped under the debris. 

"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), said. 

Search operation is underway and further details are awaited. 

FULL VIDEO: Building collapses in Moti Nagar

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