At Noida’s Jalvayu Vihar, several feared dead after wall collapse
Several people were feared dead on Tuesday after a boundary wall in Noida’s Sector 21 collapsed, the police said. The incident took place near Jalvayu Vihar society. Firefighters as well as the police from the Sector 20 police station are at the spot.
According to District Magistrate Suhas LY, “The Noida authority had given a contract for drainage repair work near Jal Vayu Vihar in Sector 21. We’ve been told the wall collapsed when labourers were pulling out the bricks. The incident will be probed. We have received reports of two deaths each at the District Hospital and the Kailash Hospital; which is being verified.”
“A rescue operation is underway. Details of the injured people are being ascertained. The area is being searched as a precautionary measure. All teams are present here,” he added.