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Noida: Child killed, 3 injured as portion of house collapses

Press Trust of India  |  Noida (UP) 

A 10-year-old child died and three others were injured when the of a three-building under renovation collapsed here Monday, officials said.

The incident occurred at around 4 pm when the portion of the house in sector 31 of Nithari village fell down on the victims apparently due to the impact of the demolition work going on inside, they said said.

The four were hit by the debris, officials said, adding that Luv (10), who hailed from Darjeeling, succumbed to his injuries while (18), Barkha Sharma (17), and Shakeel (12) were hospitalised.

"A child died and three people, including two minors, were injured in the incident," Senior of Police (SSP) said, adding that the injured were hospitalised.

He further said that the incident would be investigated thoroughly.

The said that the "old house" was being refurbished and blamed its owner of being "careless".

"The owner (Awana) had got the walls and the ceiling of the house torn down first but due to carelessness, the on the front side was left hanging which collapsed today," Authority's on Special Duty Rajesh Kumar Singh said.

"Four people including three minors were on the street when the collapsed on them," he said.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 20:00 IST