A team of experts from the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of Nepal inspected the MPP building today and affixed Red Sticker on it. It says the building has been seriously damaged and is unsafe. Further, it warns that entry into the building may result in death or injury. The ‘rapid post-disaster assessment’ signed by Senior Divisional Engineer Dilip Bhandari says, “severe diagonal and X shear cracks in wall,… other falling hazards present in the building”.
Earlier, two separate group of engineers consulted by MPP had also given the same verdict and advised immediate evacuation and dismantling of the building.