Building Collapses In Kolkata’s Dhakuria, 1 Dead


Kolkata: One woman died when chunk of a building collapsed in Dhakuria on Monday.

The incident took place in Panchanantala area in Dhakuria. A part of the 4-storey building collapsed killing Kamala Chatterjee (78) and injuring two others. Sunita Sahu, one of the injured has been admitted to the hospital. Initially, many were feared to be trapped under the debris of the collapsed chunk.

3 fire tenders were pressed into service. A sky ladder also reached the spot in order to rescue the trapped people. According to the latest news, the fire tender officials have brought out everyone from under the debris safely. Everyone is safe. They have even demolished the dangerous portions of building. Due to the collapse, a nearby tree got uprooted and landed on a few windows of the Jadavpur University classrooms. As a result, several glasses broke.

According to sources, the building is part of a government affiliated complex under Dhakuria’s KIT. It was constructed in 1965.