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Chandigarh: Four persons, including three laborers, were killed on Thursday after a two-storey commercial building collapsed in Dera Bassi area of Mohali, Punjab. This information was provided by officers.
Officials said that four people have died in this incident. Earlier, the bodies of three workers were removed from the rubble while the owner of the building Hardev Singh (72) was taken to the hospital. He suffered a head injury. The owner of the building died in a hospital in Chandigarh.
Mohali Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said that the other dead have been identified as Gopi (60), Raju (46) and Ramesh (45). The rescue operation lasted for four hours and a team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was deployed to locate the people trapped under the rubble.
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Officials said that the two-storey building located in Meera Malli locality fell at around 9.30 am. A magistrate inquiry has been ordered into the incident and Kuldeep Bawa, SDM of Dera Bassi, has been asked to submit a report within 10 days.
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