Woman, four children die in building collapse

Administration soon rushed the injured to Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital

At least one woman and four children were killed after a three-storey building collapsed in northwest Delhi’s Ashok Vihar.

There were at least seven injured in the mishap.

Administration soon rushed the injured to Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital.

The deceased woman from the accident has been identified as Munni.

Two brothers, aged around 10 years, a boy and his sister aged below five years were among the dead.

Several people are still feared trapped under the debris and rescue teams are working at the spot, the police said.

Two teams of the NDRF have been mobilised for rescue operations, a NDRF spokesperson said.

A senior North Delhi Municipal Corporation official said the building was about 20 years old.

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