Six killed in Chandi­garh liquor vend col­lapse, in­quiry or­dered

Asian Journal - - Asia -

Chandi­garh: Unau­tho­rised dig­ging work in Chandi­garh claimed six lives on Mon­day when a liquor vend and tav­ern build­ing col­lapsed in Sec­tor 26. The lo­cal ad­min­is­tra­tion later or­dered an in­quiry into the in­ci­dent. At least 11 other peo­ple, all labour­ers work­ing at the con­struc­tion site, were ad­mit­ted to gov­ern­ment hos­pi­tals. Chandi­garh Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent of Po­lice Sukhchain Singh Gill told the me­dia that six peo­ple were killed when they got trapped un­der the col­lapsed build­ing. Some other peo­ple were also feared trapped un­der the de­bris. The roof of the liquor vend build­ing, lo­cated in the city’s Trans­port Area, col­lapsed and peo­ple in­side were trapped, po­lice said.


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