Crime and Accident

Three injured in building collapse in Karol Bagh

Three injured in building collapse in Karol Bagh

New Delhi: Three persons, including a woman, were injured after an old two-storey building collapsed in Arya Samaj Road area in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh this evening.

The dilapidated building collapsed around 5.50 PM in which a 75-year-old woman and her two sons received minor injuries, while some vehicles parked on the road outside the building got damaged, police said.

The injured, identified as Vidya Devi and her middle-aged sons, Narender and Surender, were taken to a hospital, they said.

The area falls under the Karol Bagh Zone of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation.

“The building had four shops, out of which three were closed. We had sent our rescue team immediately to clear the debris,” a senior NDMC official said.