Jalandhar: Rescue work continues on the third day to locate the possible survivors trapped in the debris of the three-storey factory building which collapsed midnight Sunday in Focal Point area of the city.

Twelve people rescued from the rubble on Tuesday along with three dead bodies which has raised the death toll to six.

Sixty people had been rescued out of which 50 were discharged last night after medical treatment.

There is possibility of more dead bodies under the debris, raising apprehensions of further increase in death toll.

Punjab Chief Minister on Tuesday visited the site of accident and took stock of the situation after which he announced two more inquiries into the collapse.

Meanwhile, Police produced owner of the factory, Shital Vij, before Deputy Magistrate Jasbir Kaur where who remanded the factory owner to two-day police custody. Later, Vij was taken to civil hospital for a check-up after he complained of chest pain.

Army, NDRM and other volunteer teams have been conducting rescue work. Two PAP battalions have been deployed on the incident spot.

Moreover, Hydro ditch has also been brought to expedite the rescue operations.

Furious workers and labourers on Tuesday attempted to protest at Jalandhar-Amritsar highway, but ADCP officers who were deployed with police forces drove them away.