Bengaluru: School Building Collapse Claims Two Lives, Injures Many

Bengaluru: School Building Collapse Claims Two Lives, Injures Many

Fatal collapse during school construction leaves 2 dead, 13 injured; investigations underway.

Siksha MUpdated: Friday, January 19, 2024, 09:40 PM IST
article-image
Representative Image

In a heart-wrenching incident, two lives were lost and numerous individuals suffered injuries when a temporary structure supporting the construction of a school building collapsed in Anekal town, located on the outskirts of Bengaluru. The unfortunate event unfolded during the installation of the portico centering for a private school.

Swift response from authorities

Upon receiving the distressing news, the police and fire and emergency services personnel swiftly mobilized to the site. Their prompt action facilitated the rescue of those trapped under the rubble. The injured were promptly transported to a nearby hospital for medical attention, with reports indicating at least 13 people sustained injuries.

Probe launched into the cause

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of the accident. "The incident is currently under investigation to determine the root cause of the accident" stated the authorities. They are keen on unraveling the factors that led to the collapse of the temporary structure, emphasizing the importance of understanding these dynamics to prevent similar incidents in the future.

As the community grapples with the aftermath of this tragic incident, the focus turns to comprehensive investigations and safety measures to ensure the well-being of individuals involved in construction activities.

(Inputs from PTI)

RECENT STORIES

DU's 100th Convocation: Special Degree Certificates With Mother's Name And Enhanced Security...

DU's 100th Convocation: Special Degree Certificates With Mother's Name And Enhanced Security...

ISC Chemistry Paper 1 (Theory) Exam Postponed To March 21, 2024

ISC Chemistry Paper 1 (Theory) Exam Postponed To March 21, 2024

Singapore Schools Address Israel-Hamas Conflict In School Education

Singapore Schools Address Israel-Hamas Conflict In School Education

TS EAMCET 2024: Application Process, Exam Dates, and Fees Revealed

TS EAMCET 2024: Application Process, Exam Dates, and Fees Revealed

From Engineering & Finance, To Social Media Manager Roles, These Are Best Jobs Of 2024 In India,...

From Engineering & Finance, To Social Media Manager Roles, These Are Best Jobs Of 2024 In India,...