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Apr 24, 2015

14:31:30 GMT--Technological Disaster - Asia - India


EDIS Number: AC-20150422-47892-IND
Date / time: 22/04/2015 05:04:00 [UTC]
Event: Technological Disaster
Area: Asia
Country: India
State/County: Capital City
Location: New Delhi [Nagar District]
Number of Deads: 1 person(s)
Number of Injured: 11 person(s)
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A

Description:

A three-storey residential building collapsed following a cylinder explosion here on Wednesday, leaving at least eight people injured, officials said. The incident took place around 7.45 am in west Delhi's Moti Nagar area. "It was a three-storey building and collapsed after an explosion in a gas cylinder. Rescue operation is on and around eight people have been rescued and admitted to a nearby hospital," a Delhi Fire Services official told IANS.

Event updates:
Situation Update No. 1 on 2015-04-22 at 14:31:17.

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