Close on the heels of two buildings subsiding in Bengaluru. A residential house at Kamala Nagar in the city tilted dangerously late on Tuesday night. The side wall of a building in Nagarathpet collapsed on Wednesday morning following torrential rains, the civic agency revealed. Further, it added that no one harmed in these mishaps.
The residential building started tilting in Kamala Nagar near Shankar Nag Bus Stand on Tuesday night. Residents escaped from their houses for safety leaving behind their belongings. Karnataka Excise Minister K Gopalaiah, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta along with the team of fire and emergency services personnel ran to the venue following the incident.
Later, the BBMP ( Bengaluru ) issued article stating, “All the individuals who lived in those buildings and the surroundings removed elsewhere. Lodging and food arranged for such families.” Meanwhile in Nagarathpet, the side wall of an old building collapsed. Quoting neighbours, no harm occurred as no one is residing in the house for the last six years. It also said that rubbish removal will start immediately.
A week ago, a building tilted in Kasturi Nagar and a residential quarters on the premises of Bangalore Milk Union Limited (BAMUL) collapsed. Due to heavy rainfall, in both the cases, no deaths reported as people removed well in time.
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