12 people have been rescued after a building collapse in Lucknow

The SDF, NDF and army teams carried out a rescue operation until the early hours of Wednesday, carefully clearing rubble and removing trapped residents.

Cracks also appeared in nearby buildings after the collapse.

The injured were shifted to different hospitals in Lucknow.

District Judge Suryapal Jangwar said about four people still feared they might be trapped. He said efforts are underway to rescue people safely.

“The rescued people received medical assistance in a timely manner, and the oxygen supply for those trapped under the rubble was secured,” he said.

Principal Secretary (for Home), Sanjay Prasad, who personally supervised the rescue operations throughout the night, said the priority was to ensure the safety of those trapped.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also continued to receive updates on the situation.

“The accident took place around 7 pm, and there were no reports of casualties,” Prasad said.

While the cause of the collapse of the apartment building – a high-rise apartment – in the Hazratganj area was not immediately confirmed, initial reports indicate that construction work was underway in the building’s parking lot. The building has 12 apartments and penthouses on the top floor.

“An investigation will be conducted to find out the cause of the collapse,” Prasad added.

The Prime Minister directed officials to ensure proper treatment is provided to the injured. A senior official said he had directed hospitals to remain on alert.

The Director General of Police, Dr.

Elements of the army were deployed with teams from the National Front for the Defense of Democracy and the Syrian Democratic Forces for the rescue operation, which lasted throughout the night.

Members of the National Defense Forces, police and firefighters were present at the site. The rescue operation is underway.

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