Officials said that on Tuesday, a multi-story residential structure fell in Lucknow's Hazratganj, killing at least three people and leaving others fearing they were trapped under the debris.
"Rescue efforts are ongoing. Personnel from NDRF-SDRF have arrived at the location. Personnel from the fire department and police have also arrived at the scene. So far, three corpses have been discovered and sent to a hospital "Brijesh Pathak, the deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, informed reporters.
When asked whether an earthquake earlier in the day was to blame for the collapse on Wazir Hasan road, Lucknow District Magistrate Suryapal Gangwar said, "Nothing can be stated today." Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, has ordered authorities to set up suitable medical facilities for the wounded.
Hospitals have also been instructed to maintain vigilance