Five-storeyed under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 3 labourers killed

The building is located on Sarjapur Road according to ANI

The condition of one of the injured is said to be critical.

The mayor said doctors have also been called at the accident site, apart from fire department personnel and state disaster relief force.

Mayor Sampath Raj told TNM, "Three people have died". More persons suspected to be trapped.

All the people trapped inside are construction workers, Raj said.

The Hindu reported that the Bellandur Police reported to the call and is now aiding and supervising rescue operations.

Visuals showed fire personnel pulling people out of the building debris
Visuals showed fire personnel pulling people out of the building debris

The under construction building which fall apart is located in Haralur, on the Central Jail Road in Kasavanahalli.

According to a Fire and Emergency Response Team official, a first responder vehicle had left the station at 4.25 pm, The News Minute reported.

"The owner of the house is from Kerala - Kunni Ahmed and his son-in-law Rafiq is a resident of HSR Layout". The building was under construction for six years.

Last year, a 117-year old, five-storey building collapsed in Mumbai. In another incident from Bengaluru, seven people were killed when a two-storey building collapsed in the congested bylanes of Ejipura.

At least two construction workers was killed and seven others were rescued when the bottom portion of a five-story building collapsed in the city on Thursday. That time, it was the building of extra floors than the approved plan which caused the mishap.

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