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Friday, 30 October 2020 5.16 AM IST

Pooja held, demolition can be carried out 100 percent safely, says Edifice MD; Maradu flats to be razed to ground at 11 am

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KOCHI: With only under an hour left to the demolition of two flats in Maradu, a pooja ceremony has been carried out. Edifice MD Utkarsh Mehta has said the demolition can be carried out 100 percent safely. He said the fall will not affect the residences nearby. Construction wastes won't fall that much on to the lake, he said. But the smoke of dust on demolition might be a concern which can be controlled used fire engines.

The district collector has declared prohibitory orders in the region from 8 am to 4 pm on Saturday. Residents in the area have been evacuated. Ten fire engines and two scuba vans have been set up along with 100 firemen.

Within the 200 meters of demolition, only the people assigned to carry out demolition works will be allowed. Traffic through air, land, and water will not be allowed at this time. 1600 policemen have been deployed.

Holy Faith (19 storeys) will be razed to the ground at 11 am followed by Alfa Ventures at 11:05 am.

Sirens:
10.30: Traffic control

10.55: Warning siren

11.00: Holy Faith demolition siren

11.05: Alfa demolition siren

11.15: Traffic resumes

11.45: Siren for people to return home

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