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Uttar Pradesh: Four killed, 16 injured in wall collapse during pre-wedding function

'The incident took place during a 'haldi' programme when a wall collapsed suddenly and it fell on 20 persons present at the spot,' District Magistrate Arun Kumar said

PTI Mau Published 09.12.23, 10:06 AM
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Three women and a child lost their lives during a pre-wedding function in the Ghosi area here on Friday after a wall suddenly collapsed on them, while 16 others were injured, an official said.

District Magistrate Arun Kumar said the incident took place during a pre-wedding ('haldi') programme when a wall collapsed suddenly and it fell on 20 persons present at the spot.

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Four persons including three women died, while 16 persons, most of whom are women, were injured, and have been hospitalised, the DM said. The deceased have been identified as Pooja (35), Poonam (50), Chanda (20) and Aanvi (4), he added.

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