India: Structure breakdowns in Gujarat’s Vadodara, many feared trapped
A structure collapsed while being destroyed in Gujarat’s Vadodara city, administrators announced. Numerous workers who were working at the site are shrunk to be confined under the wreckage.
“This was an old building of L&T business. The company was destroying the building on its own. During the demolition, the front part of the building suddenly collapsed,” Sudhir Patel, Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Vadodara stated.
So far, two seriously injured persons have been saved from the debris.
“We have assembled all the machinery and manpower for rescue at the site,” he continued.
“After the building collapsed, the entire fire brigade unit of the corporation was pressed for rescue actions. Two people have been rescued. Rescue operations are underway on a war footing,” Satish Patel, Standing Committee Chairman, Vadodara Municipal Corporation stated.