NDRF recovers 2 bodies in Greater Noida building collapse

Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Jul 18: Two buildings have collapsed in Shah Beri village under Bisrakh police station limits in Greater Noida which trapped several people under the debris. A National Disaster Response Force team has reached the spot and another team is on the way. Search & rescue operations are underway. More details are awaited.

Kumar Vineet, ADM, Gautam Budh Nagar said, “As of now we don’t know what happened, it is too early to say anything in that regard. Our motive right now is to save any life that is left. Rescue operations by NDRF are underway.”

Meanwhile, two male dead bodies have been retrieved by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Greater Noida’s Shah Beri village, where two under-construction buildings collapsed on Tuesday.

NDRF Commandant, PK Srivastava said, “Two male dead bodies have been recovered. Four NDRF teams and dog squad are present on the spot, chances of any victim being alive are scant. Operations will continue until all victims are rescued.”

Several people are feared trapped under the debris. Police and rescue teams are present at the spot.

Soon after the mishap, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took cognisance of the incident and asked the District Magistrate to follow up with the National Disaster Response Force team and Police for relief measures and to ensure immediate rescue.