Kolkata: One person was killed in the building collapse in central Kolkata’s Burrabazar area on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Tara Prasanna Saha, a 94-year-old.
Two others, Sobha Rani Saha (84) and her daughter Beauty (56), were critically injured in the mishap. The injured have been transferred to a hospital for treatment.
The cause of the collapse is yet to be ascertained. According to reports, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers have been deployed at the spot. Rescue operations are underway.
The building in question was allegedly marked as “dangerous”.