Part of Roof Collapses in Gurugram High-rise, One Dead; CM Khattar Monitoring Rescue Ops

Rescue teams at work after the roof-collapse incident in Gurugram sector 109. (Image: Twitter/@mlkhattar)

The incident took place on the sixth floor of the building where some construction work was going on.

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  • Last Updated:February 10, 2022, 22:52 IST
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A portion of the roof of an apartment in a Gurugram housing complex collapsed on Thursday. The apartment is located in Chintels Paradiso Housing Complex in Gurugram’s Sector 109 in Haryana. One person has been confirmed dead, while another has been rushed to hospital. News18 has learnt that the incident took place on the sixth floor of the building where some construction work was going on.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar tweeted that he is personally monitoring the rescue operation, adding that teams from State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been pressed into service. “Administrative officials, along with SDRF and NDRF teams are busy in the rescue & relief work after the unfortunate collapse of the apartment roof at the Paradiso Housing Complex in Gurugram. I am personally monitoring the situation and I pray for everyone’s safety,” he wrote.

Part of Roof Collapses in Gurugram High-rise, One Dead; CM Khattar Monitoring Rescue Ops

NDRF officer PK Tiwary said that one person has died while another critically injured person has been rushed to a hospital. He, however, didn’t give details about the number of people stuck under the debris.

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