They said at least 10 more workers were feared trapped under the debris of the ill-fated building. Six people have been rescued so far. "Rescue operations are underway", Bengaluru Mayor Sampath Raj was quoted saying by a leading daily.
State Disaster Relief Force personnel are conducting the rescue operation, and are expected to be joined by National Disaster Force officials.
While the ground and first floor of the building situated in Kasavanahalli near the IT hub of Sarjapur road caved in.
The building has reportedly been under construction for six years, but no construction work had been undertaken in the past two years.
Three people were killed after an under-construction building collapsed in Bengaluru. "Rescue efforts by Fire Force and NDRF on".
"The owner of the house is from Kerala - Kunni Ahmed and his son-in-law Rafiq is a resident of HSR Layout". For the last two years, the building construction had been stopped for unknown reasons.
A total of 20 labourers were working in the building when the incident took place.
An illegally-constructed building was demolished in Bengaluru's Ejipura after it began to lean dangerously to one side in August, 2017.
As per reports, at least four people were killed and fifteen are suspected to be feared trapped under the debris of the building collapsed.