Three persons including a woman and a four-year-old boy died after a three-storey residential building collapsed in Jamnagar city of Gujarat.
The nearly 30-year-old building located in Sadhana colony area, constructed by the Gujarat Housing Board, was in a dilapidated condition.
Of the eight persons rescued by the locals and fire brigade personnel, three succumbed to injuries while others are undergoing treatment at Guru Gobindsingh government hospital.
The deceased were identified as Jaypal Swadia (35), Mittal Swadia (35) and Shivraj (4).
The injured included two men and three women.
As local residents claimed that some more people may be trapped under the debris, the administration decided to carry on the search and rescue operation.