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Wall collapse kills woman

A woman died after the wall of a gurudwara collapsed in southeast Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar Saturday evening.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: January 8, 2012 1:37:37 am

A woman died after the wall of a gurudwara collapsed in southeast Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar Saturday evening. The victim,Kamlesh,25,lives in the same neighbourhood.

“We came to know about the incident from a passerby. PCR took her to AIIMS where she was declared brought dead,” a police officer said.

The wall collapsed on the woman while she was passing by on her way to the vegetable market. The wall was 25 years old,police said,and was felled apparently due to digging work for a nullah on an adjoining plot by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

The police have registered a case of negligence under appropriate section of the Indian Penal Code,and an investigation is underway.

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