Boy killed in Noida wall collapse

A two-year-old boy identified as Himanshu was killed and three others were injured after the wall of an under-construction building collapsed in Noida’s Sector 63, police said.

SP (City) Rajiv Kumar Singh said the incident took place on Friday during basement construction at the building in Sector 63 A under Phase-3 police station limits.

Initially, four persons were injured, he said, adding all of them were rushed to hospital. But doctors there declared Himanshu dead, Mr. Singh said.

Of those injured, the condition of a person identified as Hemraj is stated to be serious and is admitted to AIIMS.

A case has been registered under the relevant sections against the landowner and the contractor concerned, Mr. Singh said.

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