Swaroop Nagar building collapse: One killed after roof of under-construction structure in northwest Delhi collapses

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A man died of injuries sustained in a roof collapse in northwest Delhis Swaroop Nagar Monday, police said. The deceased was a labourer who got trapped under debris after a portion of a roof of an under-construction building collapsed, they said. Two more people were injured in the accident and were undergoing treatment, officials said. A Delhi Fire Service officer said a call was received about the roof collapse around 1.10 pm and five vehicles were rushed to the spot. He said the department rescued three men and rushed them to a hospital. Among them, the condition of one person was critical and he succumbed to injuries later, he added. Delhi: 1 labourer dead, 2 injured after the roof of an under-construction building collapsed in Swaroop Nagar today. pic.twitter.com\/WV9WxkTMi3— ANI (@ANI) October 1, 2018 Last week, a five-storey building collapse in northwest Delhis Ashok Vihar area had led to the death of seven people.