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Three dead in building collapse; NDMC suspends 3 officials

New Delhi: Three persons were killed and 12 others injured when a three-storey “unauthorised” under- construction building collapsed this afternoon in Sadar Bazar area of north Delhi, following which the NDMC suspended three officials from

PTI PTI Updated on: June 01, 2014 23:07 IST
A FIR has also been lodged against the owner of the building and the contractor, Mann said, adding an inquiry has been ordered and the Additional Commissioner (Engineering) has to submit a report within next seven days.

“The entire construction work was unauthorised,” he said.

The Delhi Government, meanwhile, announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for those killed, Rs 50,000 for seriously injured and Rs 10,000 for those wil minor injuries.

According to the Delhi Fire Service officials, a call was received by them at around 12:55 PM after which five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

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