One dead, several trapped as roof collapses in Gurugram High-rise

New-Delhi: One person was killed and several people were feared trapped after the roof of a residential high-rise in Gurugram’s Sector 109 collapsed on Thursday night.

The apartment is located in Chintels Parasido Housing Complex in Gurugram’s Sector 109 in Haryana. The incident took place on the sixth floor of the building where some construction was in full swing.

A team of the National Disaster Response Force, or NDRF, is working to rescue the trapped people.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tweeted he is personally monitoring the situation.

Administrative officials, along with SDRF and NDRF teams are busy in the rescue and 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,” Mr Khattar tweeted.

One person has died while another critically injured person has been rushed to a hospital. The building, meanwhile, has been vacated and cordoned off, informs NDRF officer PK Tiwary. Skylift is being used to rescue people from the high-rise. The rescue operation is still underway.

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