15 feared trapped as multi-storey hotel building collapses near Chandigarh


Kharar, February 8: At least 15 people were feared trapped as a multi-storey building on Kharar-Landran road collapsed here on Saturday.

The hotel was being developed by Ambika Greens.

Three JCB machines were pressed into service. Two persons were rescued.

Two mobile towers installed nearby also collapsed.

According to information, the building collapsed as a JCB machine was digging nearby. The JCB and its driver also were trapped under the debris.

This was a three-storey building belonging to the owner who was constructing a basement adjoining the building.

Meanwhile, the NDRF was also called.