Building collapses in Dharwad, 1 dead
Team Udayavani, Mar 19, 2019, 11:58 AM IST
Dharwad: One dead and as many as 90 people are feared-trapped under the debris after a 4-storey building collapsed in Dharwad, on Tuesday.
The construction work was going on the third floor of the building and as many as 60 shops on the first and second floors were already rented out, informed sources.
On receiving the information District Collector Deepa Cholan, Police and fire tenders have rushed to the spot and are taking care of rescue operation.
As many as 10 ambulances and other rescue vehicles are available at the rescue operation. 4 JCBs are also brought to the spot to remove debris, informed sources.
Locals alleged that the quality of construction was low since the beginning. Even MLA Amrut Desai suspected the same and said he will look into the matter seriously.
The building belongs to a relative of former Congress MLA Vinay Kulkarni, informed sources.
More details awaited.
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