One dead in West Delhi while four children and two women have been critically injured in a building collapse

One individual has passed on, while four youngsters and two ladies have been discriminatingly harmed after a building crumple early Wednesday morning in the Moti Nagar range of West Delhi.

The harmed have been hurried to the close-by Acharya Shree Bhikshu Hospital where they are experiencing emergancy consideration and treatment.

According to the Fire Department “a call was recieved about a cylinder blast and subsequent building collapse (double storey) at around 7:44 a.m. The rescue work was pushed into service almost immediately.”

A senior DFS official said eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot, located in Sudarshan Park, to help with rescue operations.

Prima facie, the collapse seemed to be triggered after a cylinder blast on the first floor which sent it crumbling to the ground.

“We have reason to believe that three to four residents are buried beneath the resultant debris; efforts to rescue them are underway,” said a police officer.

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