WATCH: Girl child rescued from Bengaluru building collapse, government says will adopt her

WION Web Team
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Published: Oct 16, 2017, 06:46 AM(IST)

Portions of four buildings had collapsed in the city Ejipura's area on Monday.? Photograph:( ANI )

The Karnataka government will adopt the girl child rescued from the Bengaluru building collapse on Monday.

The girl's parents had died in the collapse. 

Watch video of the rescue below: 

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 Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George said the government would adopt the girl, and take care of all her expenses.  

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He had earlier announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the next of kin of each of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each for the injured. 

A total of seven people have died so far. 

VIDEO: 7 dead in Bengaluru building collapse

Rescue operations are on with a number of people feared trapped in the rubble. 

Portions of four buildings had collapsed in the city Ejipura's area on Monday. 

It was first thought a cylinder blast had caused the collapse but the Karnataka home minister Ramalinga Reddy seemed to refute the theory. 

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