Karnataka, Dharwad building collapse, Dharwad

Three people are reportedly dead in the last day’s building collapse accident in Karnataka. An inquiry has been ordered on Wednesday with respect to the under-construction building collapse in Dharwad, said Karnataka Revenue Minister RV Deshpande.

As many as 37 people have been rescued from the site. The state promised free-of-cost treated for the injured in the incident.

The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on the ground as many people are still feared trapped.

“It is a shocking incident. Three people have lost their lives. An inquiry will be ordered. Those injured will be treated free of cost. One State Disaster Response Force team and two teams of National Disaster Response Force are conducting rescue operations,” said Deshpande.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said rescue efforts will be conducted on a war footing and urged locals not to panic.

Rescue and search operation are still underway. Further details are awaited.


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