Two dead, five injured as portion of old house collapses following heavy rains in Hyderabad

Authorities began rescue operations at the site and also commenced the demolition of the remaining part of the house in the Hussainialam area

Press Trust of India October 12, 2020 09:25:24 IST
Two dead, five injured as portion of old house collapses following heavy rains in Hyderabad

A portion of an old house collapsed in Hussainialam area. Image courtesy: Twitter/@ABahresh

Hyderabad: Two women died and five others were injured when a part of an old house collapsed on Sunday due to heavy rains, police said.

The incident happened at around 12.10 pm at Hussainialam when the seven people were in the house. All of them with injuries were shifted to a hospital where two women died and the five were under treatment, a police official told PTI.

After getting information about the house collapse, a rescue operation by personnel from the police and other government departments was carried out. Authorities began demolition of the remaining part of the house.

Heavy rains lashed Hyderabad on Friday.

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