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Four killed in building collapse in Dera Bassi in Punjab, CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday condoled the death of four persons after a private under-construction building collapsed in Dera Bassi area of Mohali in the state.

ANI | Mohali (Punjab) | Updated: 24-09-2020 23:17 IST | Created: 24-09-2020 23:17 IST
Four killed in building collapse in Dera Bassi in Punjab, CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh
The roof of the building that was under construction suddenly collapsed on Thursday. (Photo: ANI). Image Credit: ANI

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday condoled the death of four persons after a private under-construction building collapsed in Dera Bassi area of Mohali in the state. He also announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of the deceased.

"Sorry to learn of a sad incident in Dera Bassi where a private building collapsed killing four people. District Administration along with NDRFHQ team reached spot but unfortunately all four people trapped had succumbed to injuries. We will pay ex-gratia of 2 lakh to kin of deceased," the Chief Minister said in a tweet. Four people have been rescued from the debris, officials said.

As per reports, the roof of the building that was under construction suddenly collapsed earlier in the day. (ANI)


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