Patna, July 9: One kid lost his life after portion of a wall of BSNL office collapsed on makeshift shelters adjacent to it in Patna. According to reports, the wall caved in due to heavy rains. The incident took place at around 8:15 pm. At least six people including three children were also injured in the incident. Pune Wall Collapse: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Announces Ex Gratia For Victims,
The injured were immediately rushed to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH). After the incident police reached the spot and called the JCB for removing the debris of the collapsed wall. Patna SDM has also reached the spot. The makeshift shelters were set by the daily wage labourers who are working at various construction sites in the city. Maharashtra Rains: 27 Deaths Reported Due to Wall Collapse, 18 Dead in Malad, 3 in Kalyan, 6 in Pune.
Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall in Bihar over the next five days. The incessant rains lashed Patna in the last 24 hours. All low lying areas of the city were overflown with rainwater. Some residential colonies of the city were also flooded with rainwater.