A birthday party was going on in a house in Agra’s Taj Ganj area on Monday night. During the party, the roof of a building suddenly collapsed. Many people got buried under the roof of the house in the accident. At the same time, more than a dozen injured have been rescued and taken out. The condition of three injured is said to be very serious. Police say that some more people are feared trapped under the debris.
The police and administration team reached the spot as soon as the information was received. The incident is said to have happened around 8:30 pm. Police and administration have admitted the injured to a nearby private hospital and the seriously injured to SN Medical College.
Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal said in a statement here on Monday night that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the district administration to provide relief to the victims of an accident in a newly constructed building in Agra.
Condition of 3 people critical, 15 injured
ADM City Prabhakant Awasthi has reached the spot, he says that the condition of 3 people remains critical. However, the death toll is yet to be confirmed. The number of injured is said to be 10 to 15. Agra District Magistrate PN Singh has told that many people are buried under the rubble, that is why relief and rescue work is going on now.
Input- Sunil Saket