Hyderabad, September 10: In a tragic incident, 20 people were injured after a portion of a terrace collapsed during a Muharram procession in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. Reports inform that the tragic incident took place in B Thandrapadu village of Kurnool district of the southern state. Of the 20 people injured, five of them were known to have sustained head and bone fractures.
According to a video released by ANI, several people who were seen standing on the terrace fell on the ground. While scores who were seen standing below scampered to safety as soon the terrace collapsed. No causalities have been reported so far. Mumbai: Under Construction Building Slab Collapses at Dongri, One Killed.
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#WATCH Andhra Pradesh: Portion of a terrace collapsed during a Muharram procession, in B.thandrapadu village of Kurnool district, late last night. 20 people injured. They were later taken to a hospital for treatment. pic.twitter.com/k2tPpsouCC
— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2019
As soon as the incident took place, the locals rushed the injured ones to the a nearby hospital for treatment. According to report, the injured were immediately rushed to Kurnool Government General hospital for treatment.
Another similar incident was reported from West Bengal where a roof of an under-construction building collapsed on Monday night in Malda. In the tragic incident, a boy was killed and three other kids and a woman were critically injured. Reports inform that the incident occurred at Noorpur Dakshin Mondal Para village on Monday night.
An officer of Manikchak police station informed that the victims were watching a Muharram procession from an under-construction building. "Work was on in the roof. Suddenly, a section of it collapsed, causing severe injuries to the five people beneath it. While one person died in the hospital, the remaining four are critical," he said.