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Two dead as building collapses in Delhi’s Kabir Nagar

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NEW DELHI: Two people were killed and at least one person was critically injured after a

two-storey building

collapsed in

Kabir Nagar

area of Delhi. The incident occurred early Thursday morning, with a distress call received at 2.16 am.

The building’s first floor was empty, while the ground floor was used for jeans cutting, trapping three workers.
North East DCP Joy Tirkey

said that two workers,

Arshad

(30) and

Tauhid

(20), were declared dead at

GTB Hospital

.

Another worker, Rehan (22), is in critical condition and receiving medical care. He added that an investigation into the incident is ongoing, and legal action will be taken accordingly.
Station officer Anoop said that

rescue teams

came immediately after the police were alerted. He stated that three workers were trapped under the rubble.
The building owner,

Shahid

, is yet to be located, and legal action is pending.

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