Punjab Instructor Dies As Roof Of Ludhiana College Collapses: Cops

A forty five-year-old girl instructor died whereas three others after wall collapsed, police stated. (Representational)


A forty five-year-old girl instructor died whereas three others have been injured after the roof of a authorities faculty collapsed in Baddowal on Ferozepur street right here on Wednesday, police stated.

Taking cognizance of the matter, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann ordered a magisterial probe and registration of an FIR towards the contractor who was finishing up renovation work on the college premises.

The incident occurred when 4 lecturers have been sitting within the workers room of the federal government senior secondary faculty.

They have been rushed to a non-public hospital the place instructor Ravinder Kaur was declared introduced useless, Deputy Superintendent of Police Deepkaran Singh Toor stated.

It was not instantly clear what induced the roof collapse, police stated.

Three injured lecturers — Narinderjeet Kaur, Sukhjeet Kaur and Indu Rani — are present process remedy they usually have been said to be out of hazard, they stated.

After assembly the injured, Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner (DC) Surabhi Malik stated the FIR was being registered towards the contractor by the Ludhiana Rural Police.

She stated CM Mann took critical cognizance of the accident and ordered strict motion within the matter.

A security evaluation of the college constructing has been ordered and the constructing has additionally been sealed, Ms Malik stated whereas interesting to the folks residing close to the college to not go close to the constructing until completion of evaluation.

The DC stated as quickly as data relating to the accident was acquired, a number of groups of the administration have been despatched to the positioning and the Indo-Tibetan Police Power (ITBP) and Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF) personnel have been known as in to rescue the 4 lecturers trapped underneath particles.

She stated the lecturers have been pulled out by the groups and instantly rushed to hospital.

Ms Malik additionally stated that each one remedy expenditures of the lecturers can be borne by the Punjab authorities.

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