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Noida wall collapse: Contractor did not act on complaints about construction being weak, say employees

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Noida wall collapse: Contractor didn't act on complaints about structure being weak, say workers

By PTI

NOIDA: Workers who survived Tuesday’s wall collapse in Noida have claimed that the sub-contractor was knowledgeable concerning the construction’s weak situation however have been requested to proceed working.

Four development employees died whereas eight sustained accidents after they bought buried within the wall collapse at Jal Vayu Vihar in Sector 21 of the town, in response to officers.

The deceased have been recognized as Pushpendra Singh (25), Panna Lal (25) and Amit (18), all from Budaun district in Uttar Pradesh, and Dharam Veer from Sambhal district.

The Noida Police has arrested the sub-contractor — Gul Mohammad — who equipped labourers for the job.

Sanjeev Kumar (28), a local of Badaun and a relative of Pushpendra Singh, mentioned they have been working on the website since September 15.

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“We started work around 9 am today and after sometime, noticed that the boundary wall was unstable. We immediately informed the sub-contractor about the condition of the wall who asked us to continue the work. He said that if anything happens, he will be responsible for it,” Kumar mentioned.

Kumar sustained an damage in his leg and was discharged from the hospital after getting therapy.

“Pushpendra Singh is survived by his wife and four kids,” Kumar mentioned.

“All of us were staying at an accommodation in Ashok Nagar that was provided by the sub-contractor,” Kumar added.

Some of the labourers additionally alleged that Mohammad didn’t present any security gear to them.

“The drainage system along the boundary wall was completely chocked and it had to be repaired. When the work was going on, the wall suddenly collapsed. No safety gear was provided by the sub-contractor,” Rishi Pal (20) mentioned.

Rishi Pal misplaced his brother Dharam Veer and uncle Panna Lal within the wall collapse.

Multiple excavators have been deployed to clear the particles of the collapsed stretch of the wall that was situated adjoining to a drain, officers mentioned as police and fireplace division personnel swung into motion for rapid rescue and reduction measures.

“A total of 12 labourers were pulled out of the rubble. Four of them died while others suffered injuries in the episode,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Ashutosh Dwivedi advised PTI.

Dhoom Singh, brother of Panna Lal, mentioned his nephew Rishi Pal referred to as and knowledgeable him concerning the incident.

“Around 10.15 am, Rishi Pal called me and informed that Dharam Veer and Panna Lal were buried under the debris. Both of them died. Their family members are coming to Noida,” Dhoom Singh, a vegetable vendor at Indirapuram, mentioned.

“Dharam Veer’s father had an accident four years ago and can’t walk properly,” Dhoom Singh added.

NOIDA: Workers who survived Tuesday’s wall collapse in Noida have claimed that the sub-contractor was knowledgeable concerning the construction’s weak situation however have been requested to proceed working.

Four development employees died whereas eight sustained accidents after they bought buried within the wall collapse at Jal Vayu Vihar in Sector 21 of the town, in response to officers.

The deceased have been recognized as Pushpendra Singh (25), Panna Lal (25) and Amit (18), all from Budaun district in Uttar Pradesh, and Dharam Veer from Sambhal district.

The Noida Police has arrested the sub-contractor — Gul Mohammad — who equipped labourers for the job.

Sanjeev Kumar (28), a local of Badaun and a relative of Pushpendra Singh, mentioned they have been working on the website since September 15.

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“We started work around 9 am today and after sometime, noticed that the boundary wall was unstable. We immediately informed the sub-contractor about the condition of the wall who asked us to continue the work. He said that if anything happens, he will be responsible for it,” Kumar mentioned.

Kumar sustained an damage in his leg and was discharged from the hospital after getting therapy.

“Pushpendra Singh is survived by his wife and four kids,” Kumar mentioned.

“All of us were staying at an accommodation in Ashok Nagar that was provided by the sub-contractor,” Kumar added.

Some of the labourers additionally alleged that Mohammad didn’t present any security gear to them.

“The drainage system along the boundary wall was completely chocked and it had to be repaired. When the work was going on, the wall suddenly collapsed. No safety gear was provided by the sub-contractor,” Rishi Pal (20) mentioned.

Rishi Pal misplaced his brother Dharam Veer and uncle Panna Lal within the wall collapse.

Multiple excavators have been deployed to clear the particles of the collapsed stretch of the wall that was situated adjoining to a drain, officers mentioned as police and fireplace division personnel swung into motion for rapid rescue and reduction measures.

“A total of 12 labourers were pulled out of the rubble. Four of them died while others suffered injuries in the episode,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Ashutosh Dwivedi advised PTI.

Dhoom Singh, brother of Panna Lal, mentioned his nephew Rishi Pal referred to as and knowledgeable him concerning the incident.

“Around 10.15 am, Rishi Pal called me and informed that Dharam Veer and Panna Lal were buried under the debris. Both of them died. Their family members are coming to Noida,” Dhoom Singh, a vegetable vendor at Indirapuram, mentioned.

“Dharam Veer’s father had an accident four years ago and can’t walk properly,” Dhoom Singh added.