LUDHIANA: Three people were killed and several injured when the roof of a four-storeyed auto parts factory collapsed in Punjab’s Ludhiana on Monday.
Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said the lintel on the third floor collapsed when the factory owner was carrying out illegal construction.
NDRF, SDRF, MC and police teams are rescuing people.
Ten people are undergoing treatment at the Civil and Apollo hospitals.
The factory owner was reportedly lifting the lintel level without the permission of the Municipal Corporation.
Workers of nearby factories said the lintel-lifting work had started around 4 am and the incident took place around 9.40 am.