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Building Collapses due to heavy rains in Gujarat : 4 dead

Nine persons in total were trapped after the building collapsed, among those Four died while Five sustained injuries.

Four persons, including a one-year-old girl, was dead. Five others injured when a three-story building collapsed in Nadiad town of Gujarat due to heavy rains.

The building is located in Pragati Nagar area of the town in Kheda district, collapsed late Friday night, Kheda Superintendent of police Divya Mishra said.

“Total nine persons trapped after the building collapsed, out of which four died, while five sustained injurries. All of them admitted to a government hospital.” she said.

The rescue operation lasted for seven hours and ended at 6 am. NDRF (NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE) team and fire brigade from Nadiad, Vadodara, Anand and Ahmedabad & personnel of the district police have reached the spot, Mishra said.

The decreased were as Kamranbhai Ansari (45), Alina(1), Poonamben Sachdev(45) & Rajesh Darji (65), police said.

The apartment was a Gujarat Housing Board construction, They said.

As per data Nadiad town recieved 201mm rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8 am on friday.

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