According to reports, eight persons were killed overall and 11 have been saved so far after the roof of a potato cold storage fell in the Chandausi neighbourhood of Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh.
Rescue efforts are being carried out by troops from the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
Morabad DIG Eight persons were murdered in the event, according to Shalabh Mathur’s report to ANI.
“Eleven individuals have been saved, but eight people have died overall. Some are still missing, “Said he.
Samuel DM According to Manish Bansal, the authorities are looking for those trapped in the debris using sniffer dogs.
“Sniffer dogs are being used by NDRF to look for the trapped individuals. For this morning, we have strengthened our troops. More NDRF and SDRF teams will visit in the morning, “added he.
Chakresh Mishra, Superintendent of Police (SP), Sambhal, stated that a FIR has been filed against the owner.
“FIR was filed against the owner and the other two parties. We have four persons in custody who will be questioned. The primary suspects are gone and being looked for. Once the debris is cleared, we will be able to determine the true cause of this building’s collapse “explained he.
According to the officials, the event took place on Thursday about 11.30 am.
Initially, it was stated that the godown was already in a deteriorated condition.
Ankur and Rohit Agarwal were the owners, according to the officials.
According to Moradabad DIG Shalabh Mathur, the police have taken both owners into custody.
“In this case, a FIR has been filed. Ankur Agarwal and Rohit Agarwal are the two defendants who have been charged under section 304. The defendants are both the owners of the land where the incident occurred “stated he.
The DIG said, “An investigation at the ADM level has also been done in this case. The portion of the cold storage that fell was built in the past, and it wasn’t built in accordance with established criteria “.
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