[IN IMAGES] Two huge 30-storey buildings collapse in India

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<p><strong>Two 100-meter high apartment buildings were demolished in suburban New Delhi on Sunday, an event which was broadcast live on television channels.</strong> </p>
<p>The destruction of these two 100-meter-tall “twin towers” in Noida, where there is a forest of similar concrete structures, is a rare example of the authorities' firmness towards developers and corrupt officials.</p>
<p>The 32 floors of “Apex” and the 29 of “Ceyane”, which together have almost a thousand apartments never inhabited during the nine years of legal disputes, collapsed in seconds in a huge cloud of dust.</p>
<p>The towers collapsed within seconds after the 3,700 kilograms of explosives were detonated in the largest demolition to date in India, local media reported.</p>
<p>Thousands of people, as well as stray dogs, had to be evacuated before the explosion.</p><!-- adman_adcode (middle, 1) --><script async=

Initial reports were of no injuries or damage to nearby buildings.

The Indian media reported the smallest details of this demolition, including the number of holes drilled to place the explosive charges (9642) and the volume of debris generated (80,000 tons).

During the two In recent decades, India has experienced a construction boom that has been accompanied by corruption among elected officials, civil servants and powerful builders.

Real estate developers often circumvent regulations by construction, urban planning and the environment, generally with impunity.

The suburbs of major cities such as Bombay, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore have become traps for middle-class buyers who invest in projects that are never completed or face legal disputes.

In Delhi, in the suburbs of Noida and Greater Noida – where the towers were demolished on Sunday – it is estimated that more than a hundred towers lies Many have been abandoned by builders, making these areas look like ghost towns.