7 Dead In Gurugram Building Collapse, Rescue Operation Called Off


Seven bodies were pulled out from the debris of the under-construction four-storey building in Gurugram which collapsed yesterday morning.

Following the building collapse, three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), fire fighters, State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel, officials of the civil defence, dog squad and local police personnel rushed to the spot.

Rescue operations were finally called off on today morning, nearly 24 hours after the incident.

Three of the dead have been identified as Kuldeep (32), Vishal (17), Altaf (24), all hailing from Uttar Pradesh`s Ambedkar Nagar district, and Anand (22) who hailed from Samastipur in Bihar.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced financial assistance of Rs three lakh to the family members of the victims who died in the building collapse incident.