People being rescued from the Kondli drain after collapsed trash swept vehicles into the water
However, A team of the National Disaster Response Force or NDRF and the rescue operations are now underway.
However, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who visited the spot along with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, put the blame on the EDMC. "Had the MCD not let the height of the waste material increase above its optimum level, the incident would not have happened", Mr Kumar said.
The police suspect that rain-aided formation of gases led to an explosion in the garbage dump.
Summary: The Ghazipur site caters to the waste generated in east Delhi, central Delhi and the old quarters of the city.The Delhi Pollution Control Board had told the Delhi High Court in 2015 that this landfill could one day harm people.
The Delhi Traffic Police tweeted that the road leading from the Delhi-Noida-Delhi Expressway towards the landfill has been shut down. The site also threatens the Yamuna, which is around 7 km away from Ghazipur.
North East Delhi MP and Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari sought a report from the EDMC mayor and asked the civic body to ensure proper relief for those injured. "We generally do not go for a swim during the monsoon due to the swift undercurrent", said Ali. Criminal. Mountains of garbage. The part of the landfill collapsed into the water of the canal and it sent a wave of water that swept people into the canal on the other side. "We have a meeting planned on September 4 in which the corporation will make a presentation before the tribunal to seek NOC in this regard", she said.
The Delhi Police said that rescue operations are underway.
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