Bellandur building collapse: One more body recovered; Death toll goes up to Six

One more body has been recovered from the debris, raising the death toll to six people, in the Bellandur building collapse incident.

Published: 07th October 2016 02:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2016 02:27 PM   |  A+A-

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Rescue and NDRF personnel clear the debris at the site where the building collapsed in Bellandur on Wednesday | pushkar v

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: One more body has been recovered from the debris, raising the death toll to six people, in the Bellandur building collapse incident.

The deceased has been identified as Sri Krishna and his body was recovered around 12:45 pm on Friday. This is the third consecutive day of the continued rescue operations.

According to officials, Krishna was found dead in the basement of the building. As on Thursday night, rescue personnel were able to access only till the first floor of the collapsed building even as two JCB machines continued to break down the concrete. It was only by Friday that the rescue personnel were able to reach the basement.

The body of the deceased has been taken to Victoria Hospital for post mortem and more details about his background are yet to be ascertained.

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