6 killed as cylinder blast brings down building, several feared trapped

Bengaluru Development Minister also said that the government will adopt the girl who was rescued and will take care of all her expenses

"Government has made a decision to adopt the girl (whose parents died) who was rescued and will take care of all her expenses", said Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George. Death toll may rise as many people are feared trapped under the debris. "Two families were living on the first floor", Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy who was present at the spot told reporters.

While initial reports claimed that the collapse had happened due to an LPG cylinder blast, Reddy later told reporters: "Cylinders on both the ground and first floors had no gas in them, so it is unlikely that the buildings collapsed due to a blast". They died on the spot while two children sustained injuries.

A girl child rescued from the collapsed building in Bengaluru's Ejipura on Monday will be adopted by the Karnataka government which will take care of all her future expenses. They heard a blast and the 20-year-old building was reduced to a pile of rubble. In the latest development on the Ejipura building collapse in Bengaluru, the Bengaluru Development Minister has made a decision to adopt the baby girl who lost her parent in the unfortunate incident.

"An LPG cylinder exploded on the ground floor of a two-storeyed building sometime between 6 and 7 a.m.in Ejipura area". The deceased have been identified as Kalavathi (68), Ravichandran (46), Prasad (18), Ashwini (28), Saravana (18), Maladri (25) and Sarva Kalyan (19).

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He added that five of these were residents of the building itself, while one of the deceased was a neighbour.

Bengaluru Mayor R Sampath Raj said four families were residing in the building.

Three fire personnel Suresh, Somashekar and Subash were also injured during the rescue operation as a portion of the wall collapsed on them.

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