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Tag: Wall Collapse

12 labourers killed in wall collapse at factory in Gujarat
12 labourers killed in wall collapse at factory in Gujarat

The tragic incident took place at Sagar Salt factory situated inside the Halvad industrial area, said state Labour and Employment Minister and local MLA Brijesh Merja.

Jammu And Kashmir: Two Army Jawans Killed In Wall Collapse In Kathua
Jammu And Kashmir: Two Army Jawans Killed In Wall Collapse In Kathua

Kathua (J-K): Two army personnel, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), were killed while another received serious injuries after a wall of their barrack collapsed in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday. A wall of the barrack collapsed in Machhedi camp in Billawar area Friday evening, trapping three soldiers under the […]

Odisha: 2 Die In Wall Collapse Following Heavy Rain

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Two members of a family were killed while two others were left critically injured after their house wall collapsed on them following heavy rainfall in Patnagarh area of Bolangir, Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena informed on Sunday. The accident occurred while four of the family had gone to watch ‘Shani Mela’ to a […]

15 Killed As Wall Collapses On Houses In Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Fifteen people were killed on Monday when a wall collapsed on their houses near Coimbatore as torrential rains lashed Tamil Nadu, said police. According to the police, at around 5.30 a.m., the 20-foot wall fell on four houses, resulting in their collapse and killing the victims while they were asleep. Police and fire service […]

4 Persons Killed, 4 Injured In Separate Wall Collapse Incidents In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Four persons including a woman were killed while four others sustained injuries in separate wall collapse incidents due to incessant rainfall in Kendrapara, Balasore, Puri and Mayurbhanj districts on Friday. According to reports, an octogenarian identified as Kailash Samal of Nuasahi in Ganeshpur area was killed while his wife sustained injuries after wall of […]

Weather Alert: Heavy Rainfall Predicted In 9 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in nine districts of the state in the next 24 hours. Koraput, Malkangiri, Bargarh, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda and Deogarh districts will witness heavy to very heavy rainfall today under the impact of the monsoon trough line, informed Charan Behera, duty officer of Bhubaneswar […]

BMC appoints team of experts to probe Malad wall collapse

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up a team of experts to investigate the incident of wall collapse at Pimpripada in Malad, in which 26 people were killed. The team, which comprises experts from the IIT Bombay and Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), has been asked to submit a report within 15 days, […]

20 killed in Mumbai, Pune wall crashes

Mumbai: At least 13 persons were killed in a wall crash in Malad, north-west Mumbai and another seven perished in a wall collapse in Pune, early on Tuesday as rains continued to wreak havoc in large parts of Maharashtra. In the wake of the incessant rainfall, the state government has declared July 2 as a […]

At least 15 killed in wall collapse following incessant rains in Pune

Pune: At least 15 people, including four children, were killed when a portion of the compound wall of a housing society collapsed on shanties adjacent to it in Kondhwa here in the early hours of Saturday. The shanties were set up for labourers working in a nearby construction site. A fire brigade official said incessant […]

Administration begins probe into death of two students in Koraput

Jeypore: The Koraput district administration has started probe into the tragic wall collapse incident at Thuria residential school in which two students were killed on Saturday. A detailed investigation will be conducted to ascertain under what circumstances the two Class V students died in the incident, informed Koraput ADM Debendra Kumar Pradhan. The two deceased […]

Cyclone Titli aftermath: 9 casualties reported in Odisha amid heavy rain, floods

Bhubaneswar: Caught unawares by the heavy rain that followed cyclone Titli, the Odisha government has failed to achieve its ‘zero casualty’ target. As many as nine persons including a two-year-old lost their lives in separate incidents across the State due to heavy rainfall triggered by the cyclone. In Gajapati, a couple died after the wall […]

3 of a family critical as hill collapses on their house

Cuttack: Three persons of a family were critically injured after a portion of a hill collapsed on their house at Bishnupur village under Tigiria police limits in the district late Thursday night. The injured have been identified as Kuna Swain, his wife and their son. The mishap occurred when the three were sleeping inside the […]

Two Siblings killed in wall collapse in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two minor siblings were killed and two others sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house at Manoharpur village under Ghatagaon police limits in the district collapsed on them late on Sunday night. While the deceased were identified as Shriram Munda (3) and Geeta (5), their mother Rukmini and sister Hemlata (5) were […]

Man dies in wall collapse in Rourkela

Rourkela: A man was killed after wall of a house collapsed on him at Chhend Colony in Rourkela today. According to reports, the deceased identified as Arabinda Gauda, was passing by a dilapidated house in the colony when suddenly one of its wall came crashing down on him. Gauda who got trapped inside the debris, […]

5-yr-old girl dies in wall collapse

Dhenkanal: A five-year-old girl was killed after the wall of her house collapsed on her in Gundurapasi village under Gondia block in Dhenkanal district last night. The mishap occurred when the girl, Itishree Bhoi was fast asleep with her mother inside her house. As per reports, the wall of her thatched house had become weak […]

Man killed, wife injured in wall collapse in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: A man died and his wife sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house at Bedasahi village in Panchupali panchayat under Ghasipur block in Keonjhar district collapsed following incessant rains. The deceased identified as Bhaskar Dehuri died on spot while his wife, Tilottama Dehuri was rushed to Anandapur hospital where she is undergoing […]

sisters killed in wall collapse
Tragic! Two Sisters killed in wall collapse

Rourkela: In an unfortunate incident, two minor girls were killed while another member of their family sustained injuries after the wall of their house at Malgodown slum area under Uditnagar police limits in Rourkela collapsed on them Friday night. The victims were identified as Soumya(7) and her sister Sujata (5), daughters of one Pintu Barik […]

4 injured in wall collapse incident in Angul

Angul: A woman and her three children sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house collapsed on them following heavy rain at Banjamunda under Munduribeda pachayat in Pallahara block of Angul district late on Saturday night. The injured identified as Sukumari Pingua and her three sons Aadesh (7), Krishna (3) and Manoj (18 months). […]

Couple killed as wall collapses in heavy rain in Rayagada

Rayagada: A couple died after a wall collapsed on them following incessant rain over the last couple of days at Sulipadar village in Karpa panchayat under Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district this morning. However, their eight-year-old son had a narrow escape in the mishap. According to reports; the deceased identified as Jasamanti Laya and Madhab […]

Woman, daughter die in wall collapse incident in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A woman and her daughter died after a wall of their house collapsed on them following heavy rain at Dengisargi village of Sambalpur district late on Saturday night. The deceased duo has been identified as Chahala Pradhan and her daughter Bhagya. Two other family members who sustained injuries in the incident have been admitted […]

Two killed in wall collapse in Deogarh

Deogarh: Tension prevailed after two persons were killed, including a minor girl, and two others injured in a wall collapse at Rengalbeda Seva Ashram in Riamal block of Deogarh district today. While one deceased has been identified as Kajal Mahar (10), daughter of a female worker employed in the Seva Ashram, the identity of other […]

Woman, son die after wall collapses

Bolangir: A woman and her six-year-old son were killed after a wall collapsed on them at Rugudipada Municipality colony in Bolangir district today. The woman, Jasmit Markami, her son Bitu and six-month-old grandson were sleeping, when a portion of their rented mud house collapsed on them. Later, locals rescued all three and admitted them to […]

Teachers’ Day celebration costs student his life

Ganjam: Teachers’ day turned fatal for a class VI student who got killed after a school wall collapsed on him in Khallikote of Ganjam district on Tuesday. The incident occurred today morning at Bania UGME School where the school students had gathered to celebrate Teachers’ Day. Sources said some section of the school was under […]

Rs 2 lakh to kin of Bharatpur victims: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of those killed in a wall collapse in a marriage hall in Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Expressing his condolences, Modi said: “I am pained beyond words… My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. I […]

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2 dead, 1 hurt after wall collapse in Salepur

Cuttack: Two persons were dead and one was injured at Darda Haripur village under Salepur block of Cuttack district today after a wall collapsed during roof thatching work of a house. The deceased were identified as owner of the house Narahari Swain and a villager Khirod Chandra Das. While Narahari had died on the spot, […]

Woman, daughter die in wall collapse

G.Udayagiri: In a tragic incident, a woman and her daughter were killed due to collapse of a wall of a water tank in the wee hours today at Telimunda Sahi of Tumudibandha village. The deceased identified as Bharati Dalapati and Jangyaseni were washing dishes near the water tank which was when the wall collapsed leading […]

One student killed, 24 injured in Puri wall collapse

Puri: In a tragic incident, a girl student of Basukera Saraswati Sisu Bidya Mandir was killed and 24 students sustained critical injuries after a wall adjacent to the school premises collapsed on Thursday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Minakshi Satpathy, a class VIII student of the school. According to sources, the incident took […]