Two people were killed after an under-construction building collapsed in Shanthi Nagar area under Kukatpally Police Station of Hyderabad on Saturday.
According to the police, the third floor of an under-construction building collapsed resulting in the death of the two persons. Several people were trapped inside the building were rescued following an operation that lasted for four-five hours.
The fire brigade and NDRF teams were pressed into action to rescue the people and the bodies trapped in the Debris of the building.
"At 4 am we received a rescue call about a building collapse. We immediately sprung into action. 5 people were at the top of the building during the collapse. 3 people were rescued and 2 died," said the Fire Officer on an under-construction building collapse in Shanthi Nagar, Kukatpally.
(with inputs from ANI)