Shimla, Jun 6
A Five storey building collapsed after caving in of foundation due to unprecedented rainfall in the town ,today.
A recently constructed five storey building grounded in Aerahome area of Chotta Shimla this morning after foundation wall caved in due to heavy rain.
This capital town recorded 73 mm rain in last 24 hrs responsible for the caving in of the foundation wall. At the time of mishap no one was inside the house and Administration rescue team rushed to the spot.
SDM (Urban) Shimla Niraja Chandla visited the spot. The building belonged to a businessman of the town and some flats in it were recently sold however no one occupied the house.
Local councillor Vidhushi alleged that building was recently build and it’s construction quality was poor and is responsible for the mishap.