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In this part of Okhla, 1 killed, 7 hurt in wall collapse

A wall at an under-construction site collapsed leading to death of one labourer on Saturday. Seven were left injured, according to reports.

A call was received at 10.35 am regarding the wall collapse in Okhla Industrial Area. Following which four fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said a Delhi Fire Services officer. The injured were rushed to a local hospital with one Sonu (25) was declared “brought dead” at the hospital.

Of those injured, five were discharged after treatment for minor injuries while two were undergoing treatment, said a senior police officer. PTI reported that a case has been registered against unknown people. The reason behind the wall collapse is yet to be ascertained. A senior police officer said probe is on to get to the depth of the story.

Forensic teams had also arrived at the spot to assess the situation.

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