Hyderabad: 5, including three children, killed in wall collapse

Five people, including three children, were killed when a wall collapsed on two huts in Moulali here early on Tuesday, police said.

hidden July 23, 2013 10:04:20 IST
Hyderabad: 5, including three children, killed in wall collapse

Hyderabad: Five people, including three children, were killed when a wall collapsed on two huts in Moulali here early on Tuesday, police said.

Rescue workers retrieved five bodies while a search is on for two more people. A child was pulled out alive from the debris and shifted to hospital.

Hyderabad 5 including three children killed in wall collapse

Representative image. AFP.

The incident took place in MJ Colony in Moulali, a city suburb, when an old wall fell on the adjacent huts due to incessant rains lashing the city for last three days.

The victims were members of two families of labourers who had migrated to the city from Ranga Reddy and Mahabubnagar districts.

The incident took place two weeks after City Light Hotel collapsed in Secunderabad, killing 18 people and injuring many others.

IANS

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