Building collapse: Rescue work called off
Nearly 10 days after a partly constructed building collapsed in a Canacona village, search and rescue operation was called off om Tuesday.
The rescuers pulled out 16 persons alive and retrieved 31 bodies since Jan 4 when the building collapsed on labourers during lunch break hours.
Director of Fire and Emergency Services Ashok Menon confirmed that the rescue operation was called off at 3 pm.
"There are no more bodies lying in the ruins," he said.
The Goa Police have booked the two builders, a contractor and some government officers for culpable homicide, corruption and other charges.
Two government officers and the contractor have already been arrested while search for the rest is underway.
(Posted on 14-01-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: