Ambala: 70-year-old building collapses, was to be demolished on the notice of Municipal Corporation
The police have stated that no loss of property and life has been reported.-
An incident of building collapsing has come to the fore in the Ambala district of Haryana. The building collapsed in Pipli Bazar. Reportedly, the Municipal Corporation had already given the notice to demolish the building but before that, the building itself fell. The process of demolishing was started only a few days back and on Friday the incident happened when the workers went after completing their work. Post the workers had gone, suddenly the whole building collapsed. No casualty has been reported so far.
According to the information received, the building was 70-year-old. After the collapse, the police administration was called on the spot which then started a search operation to find if anyone has got buried under the debris. The police have stated that no loss of property and life has been reported.
The order to demolish the old building came after an entire survey was conducted by the city SDM, Hitesh. This survey was carried out as on July 13, a 2-story-house collapsed in Parashuram Colony and a single casualty was reported post that. To prevent the threat of life from building collapsing, the administration decided to demolish the building which are old and have weak foundation.