Madhya Pradesh: 1 dead, 2 injured as bldg collapses in Shahpura

Sources claimed that as many as seven labours were trapped under the building material, who were saved by the other labours.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Wednesday, June 01, 2022, 11:26 PM IST
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BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): A building collapsed in Shahpura killing a labourer and injuring two others on Wednesday. Local MP Pragya Thakur rushed to the spot after getting the news and consoled the family.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Shahpura Virendra Mishra told Free Press that a three-storey house in A-sector collapsed. Three labourers were trapped under the debris.

While two labourers managed to make their way out of the debris, Ramvilas (65) had to be rescued by the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). The ACP further said that the house had recently been sold and the new owner wanted to demolish the old structure to construct a new house.

Sources claimed that seven labourers were engaged in the demolition work when the building collapsed.

Pragya Thakur consoled the family and also sent injured labourer to hospital for medical check up. She assured the family to ensure that they received the ex-gratia and financial help from the government.

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