Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt to Adopt Little Girl Rescued From Debris

Portion of a residential building collapsed in Ejipura area

At least 6 people have been killed when 4 residential buildings partially collapsed in the Ejipura area of Bengaluru on Monday morning.

"Government has chose to adopt the girl (whose parents died) who was rescued and will take care of all her expenses", said Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George. "Two families were living on the first floor", Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy who was present at the spot told reporters.

Bengaluru Development Minister K.J. George has announced that a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh would be given to the kin of the deceased. In the latest development on the Ejipura building collapse in Bengaluru, the Bengaluru Development Minister has chose to adopt the baby girl who lost her parent in the unfortunate incident.

The toll in a three-storey building collapse has gone up to seven, according to the latest update by the news agency ANI.

Rescue personnel pulled out three people from under the debris and rushed them to nearby hospitals. They said a noise of the blast was heard and the 20-year-old building was reduced to rubble.

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"Two families were residing on the ground floor, while one was on the first floor".

As per a TOI report, the victims were identified as Sharavana, his eight-month-pregnant wife Ashwini, Kalavathi, Ravichandran, Hariprasad and Pavan Kalyan.

Three fire-fighters clearing debris were injured when a wall fell on them.

At least 40 fire-fighters and NDRF personnel were carrying out rescue operation. He had rented it out to four families.

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