One dead after portion of Gokulpuri metro station collapses in Delhi: Police

One person was trapped under the debris and was injured, while others sustained minor injuries.

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1 dead, several injured after a part of Gokulpuri metro station collapsed on Thursday morning. 

About Metro station collapse incident


Confirming the incident, Deputy commissioner of police Joy Tirkey said tha the incident took place at 11 am today.  A fire official said that fire tenders along with police personnel were at the spot and a few vehicles were struck under the debris. 

Acccording to the DCP, Joy Tirkey, "At least 3 to 4 people were injured. One person was trapped under the debris and was grievously injured, while others sustained minor injuries."

DCP Tirkey added that police personnel, with some public help, managed to extract the person who was trapped under the debris. "He was riding on his scooty when the incident occurred. He was rushed to GTB Hospital."

"Efforts are being made to identify the injured person. Further details are being gathered. Debris is being removed with the help of JCBs and cranes," DCP added. 

Meanwhile, a case under relevant sections of law will be registered in this matter. For now, the station has been shut for the public.