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Madhya Pradesh: 3 killed, 13 injured in wall collapse

The victims were labourers engaged in building construction who had come to work from the adjoining Damoh district and were staying in the outhouse of a man named Babu Pandey.

By: PTI | Chhatarpur |
September 25, 2016 4:22:43 pm
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Three persons including a five-year-old girl were killed and 13 others, mostly labourers, injured on Sunday when a wall collapsed on them at a village in Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Two women labourers and the child were buried alive when the wall of a thatched outhouse fell on them at Maidnipura village in Bijawar police station area, about 40 km from here, Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) SC Dohre said.

The bodies of the three victims — Kaushal Rani (50), Laxmi (20) and Ansu (5) — were later pulled out of the rubble, police said. The 13 injured persons were admitted in the district hospital where the condition of one of them was reported to be critical. The victims were labourers engaged in building construction who had come to work from the adjoining Damoh district and were staying in the outhouse of a man named Babu Pandey.

Collector Ramesh Bhandari, who visited the district hospital, said the victims will be provided help as per relief norms of the state government. A probe into the mishap was on, the SDOP said.

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