A four-story building collapsed in north Delhi’s Shastri Nagar on Monday, news agency PTI reported citing an official source.
The video of the incident, which was confirmed by police, was posted on Twitter by the news agency ANI.
#WATCH | A four-storey building collapsed in North Delhi’s Shastri Nagar. There was no loss of life as the house was already empty. As soon as the information was received, vehicles of Delhi Police, Fire and Ambulance reached the spot.
(Video Source: Local, confirmed by Police) pic.twitter.com/WLTdt8lvl8
— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2022
“No injury or casualties were reported since the building was empty,” a senior police officer was quoted as saying by PTI.
The official added that the incident was reported around 8:45 am.
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Sagar Singh Kalsi, the building’s owner, Balraj Arora, had it abandoned in May after cracks appeared. The municipal department was made aware of the situation.
The MCD inspected the site, he said.
(With Inputs From Agencies)