A four-storey building collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area. One person has been rescued and taken to the hospital. Local police and district administration officials have reached the incident site. A massive relief and rescue operation has been launched by the officials.
According to police, construction work was underway in the building. There were labourers inside the building when it collapsed.
Atul Garg, Director of Delhi fire services, told India TV that eight fire tenders have been rushed to the mishap site and that officials are facing difficulty in transporting heavy machinery due to narrow lanes. Two kids, he said, are feared to be trapped under the debris. The rescue operations are being carried out manually.