Seven killed in a house collapse in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

The incident occurred in the early hours when a house in Rahatgarh area of Sagar collapsed amid heavy rains,

PTI August 20, 2016 12:27:16 IST
Seven killed in a house collapse in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

Sagar : Seven persons, including a woman and four minors, were killed and three others injured when a house collapsed on Saturday in Rahatgarh area of the district following incessant rains, police said.

Seven killed in a house collapse in Sagar Madhya Pradesh

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The incident occurred in the early hours when the house of Mehtab Shilpkar (59) at Ward No.7 of Rahatgarh area collapsed amid heavy rains, District Additional Superintendent of Police, Vivek Agrawal said.

The victims were fast asleep when the house collapsed.

The three injured — Mehtab, his son Lakhan (26) and one Mahendra (20) — have been admitted to the district hospital, the ASP added.

The deceased have been identified as Manorani (55), wife of Mehtab, their sons Vikas (18), Nitin (14) and daughter Sanjana (11), besides one Kallu (30) his wife Maya (25) and their daughter Tamanna (18 months).

Further investigations are underway, Agrawal said.

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