Rourkela, May 25: An old staff quarter of Bank of Baroda located at Nayabazar in Rourkela city collapsed on Tuesday. Police and fire brigade have launched a search operation anticipating life under the remnants.
Sources said, the three storied building of the Bank of Baroda was left abandoned for past few years. Eyewitnesses said that the building collapsed in the afternoon with tremendous sound dispensing massive dust around the vicinity.
Being informed, police and fire brigade rushed to the spot and took stock of the accident. As locals anticipated a few men under the broken structure, police and firemen started a search operation for hours.
The rescue team also took the help of a sniffer dog but failed to trace any injured under the debris.