Building collapse kills three, injures four in Kanpur

Kanpur, Feb. 5 (ANI): Three people were killed and four others were injured after roof of a building collapsed due to incessant rainfall on Tuesday in Kanpur.

Rescue and disaster management teams immediately reached the spot to save the trapped victims and rescued four injured people, who were admitted to a local government hospital.

"The roof of a building collapsed in Rawatpur area early morning. Three people have died including a woman, a man and a child. We are investigating the matter and the necessary help will be provided to the victims," said Mahender Nath Tripathi, Upper City Magistrate, Kanpur.

"The roof of the building collapsed at around 8 o'clock in the morning. My uncle, grandmother and cousin have expired. My aunt has been admitted to the hospital and is serious. The roof was in poor condition," said Dipu, relative of the deceased.

The civic authorities have ordered a probe into the matter. (ANI)

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