Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Police has registered an FIR against Samajwadi Party leader Mehtab Alam the owner of the under construction building which collapsed on Wednesday left seven people killed and several others sustain injuries.

NDRF team and Army personnel carried out rescue operation for quick result.

“We have got information that around 30 more people might still be trapped. We cannot use dossiers as there may be a probability that some victims might still be stuck inside,” Singh told ANI.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday offered his condolences to those who lost their loved ones in the Kanpur building collapse and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.

The city hospitals have been put on alert. As per latest reports, a total of 18 people have been rescued so far. The toll is likely to go up.

A 3-year-old girl was rescued after being trapped under the debris for over 12 hours. According to officials, at least 25 to 30 people are trapped under the debris of the huge six-storey apartment that was being constructed in Kanpur's Jajmau area.




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