- At least 4 people died in Noida's sector 21 area on Tuesday.
- The boundary wall of Jal Vayu Vihar housing society collapsed.
- Fire department personnel and police, including senior officers, are at the spot.
Noida wall collapse: At least 4 people died and 9 others got injured in Noida's sector 21 area on Tuesday, after the boundary wall of a housing society collapsed. Rescue efforts are underway, and some workers are feared trapped under the rubble, officials said.
The incident took place at Jal Vayu Vihar in Sector 21. "Rescue and relief measures have been launched. Fire department personnel and police, including senior officers, are at the spot," a police official told news agency PTI.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the loss of lives in the wall collapse incident. He has directed senior officials to reach the spot immediately and continue rescue operations on a war footing.
He expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of the deceased and directed officials to make proper arrangements for their treatment while wishing speedy recovery of the injured.
Noida Police Commissioner Alok Singh and DM Suhas LY met the injured people admitted to the District Hospital. Some injured persons have also been admitted to the Kailash Hospital. "NDRF and Fire Brigade teams are conducting the last search mission. FIR will be lodged and action will be taken," said Alok Singh, Commissioner of Police, Noida.
Multiple JCBs were deployed to clear the debris of the collapsed stretch of wall that was located adjacent to a drain, officials said as police and fire department personnel swing into action for immediate rescue and relief measures.