Besides the compensation for the deceased, those who have sustained serious injuries in the incident will be given Rs 50,000 each while Rs 10,000 each will be given to those with minor injuries.

Three persons were killed and 12 others injured when a three-storey ‘unauthorized’ under-construction building collapsed in Sadar Bazar area of North Delhi following which the NDMC suspended three officials from its engineering department.

The deceased were identified as Babloo Paswan (25), Kanwar Pal (50) and Ashok (25). The incident took place on Sunday afternoon in Gali Barna area of Sadar Bazar.

According to sources, the NDMC have already directed local police to lodge FIR against the owner and the contractor of the building.

It has also placed the Executive Engineer (Building), Assistant Engineer and Junior Engineer of the area under suspension.

(JPN)

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