Two held for fatal negligence in construction



Shimla: Proprietor and contractor of collapsed under-construction building at Deli area in Parwanoo in Solan district were arrested today for negligence in construction. One worker lost his life, as he was buried alive and 13 others were injured.

The four storey building collapsed last night after its foundations caved in. The injured have been hospitalized at ESI Hospital Parwnoo. Superintendent of Police Hardev Bisht told Himvani that owner Naveen Thomar and builder Dinesh Sahni were arrested, but were later released on bail. After rescue operation ended in the morning no more bodies were found and rescue team succeeded in evacuating people in the building.


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