An 18-year-old woman died whereas her husband and another person suffered injuries when a portion of a three-storey building collapsed in outer Delhi’s Badli area on Fri morning, the police said.
A case has been registered for causing death by negligence and different relevant sections of the Indian penal code (IPC) against the owner of the house, a senior police officer said.
A team of delhi fire Service (DFS) reached the venue for rescue operations when they were informed regarding the incident.
“A portion of second and third floors of the building collapsed. 3 persons, including a girl, were found contused who were rushed to a nearby hospital. the girl identified as Poonam (18) was declared brought dead whereas her husband, known as Chhotu (21), was admitted to the baba Saheb Ambdekar Hospital. The third injured, Praveen Singh (30) suffered injuries on his face and leg and was discharged when the treatment,” said a senior fire official.
All 3 victims were sleeping once the portion of the building collapsed.