New Delhi.A case of four-story building collapse has come to light in the Sabzi Mandi area of the country's national capital Delhi.While many people are feared to be injured in this accident.After getting the information, Delhi Police has reached the spot.According to Delhi Police, relief and rescue work is going on.At the same time, so far three people have been pulled out of the rubble, including two children.While one person has suffered a head injury, who has been sent to the hospital.
Delhi Police's Joint CP (Central Range) NS Bundela said that police, MCD and NDRF teams are present on the spot.There is no information about the people trapped in the building.We are probing the matter.One person who has suffered a head injury has been sent to the hospital.According to the information, there were shops below and people were living on the upper floors.At the same time, due to the accident, there has been a stir in the surrounding area.At this time, a large number of local people are present along with the officials of the police and district administration.Apart from this, many fire engines are present on the spot.
Mayor of North Delhi Municipal Corporation saidthis in this matter, Mayor of North Delhi Municipal Corporation Raja Iqbal Singh told reporters that Delhi Police and MCD people are engaged.The market where the accident happened is 100-150 years old.This situation has happened because of the sudden rain.
Construction work was going onin the building According to Delhi Police, construction work was going on in the building.At the same time, when the accident happened, there were many laborers inside.Not only this, many families live on the first and second floors of this building.While there were shops downstairs.Apart from this, due to the narrow lanes of the building, the fire department had to face difficulty in transporting heavy machinery.Now the rescue operation is being done through machines.
While CM Kejriwal expressed grief, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed grief over this accident.He wrote while tweeting, the accident of building collapse in Delhi's Sabzi Mandi area is very sad.The administration is engaged in relief and rescue work.I myself am monitoring the situation through the district administration.
The reason for the accident could be rain!At the same time, according to the local people, the reason for this accident can also be rain.By the way, Delhi has received 1100 mm of rain so far this monsoon season, which is the highest in 46 years and almost doubles the rainfall recorded last year.Earlier in the year 2003, the national capital had received 1,050 mm of rain.Delhi received 636 mm, 544 mm, 876 mm, 370.8 mm, and 505.5 mm of rain during the monsoon season in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 respectively.Whereas according to IMD data, in 2016, 524.7 mm of rain, 641.3 mm in 2017, 762.6 mm in 2018, 404.3 mm in 2019, and 576.5 mm in 2020 were recorded.Delhi received abundant rainfall in September, so far this month has recorded 343.6 mm of rain, the highest in at least 12 years.