Uttarakhand Wall Collapse: 6 Killed, Several Injured In Haridwar

Uttarakhand Wall Collapse: 6 Killed, Several Injured In Haridwar

The post-incident video showed locals gathered at the spot in large numbers after the incident.

Aditi ThakurUpdated: Tuesday, December 26, 2023, 02:33 PM IST
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6 dead in Haridwar wall collapse incident | PTI

Six brick kiln workers were killed and several injured after a wall of the structure collapsed on Tuesday morning in Lahboli village of Haridwar, Uttarakhand, police officials reported.

After receiving the information, police and administrative officers, including senior superintendent of police Pramendra Dobhal, rushed to the scene to monitor the rescue operations. According to the police, the injured were hospitalised at the local hospital. The identity of the deceased is still unknown.

The district police PRO asserted, "We received information at nearly 8:30 AM that the wall of a brick kiln in Lahboli village, under Manglaur police station, had collapsed. At least six people have been reported killed, with several others injured. They were shifted to the hospital. SSP Pramendra Dobhal is on the scene."

(More details awaited.)

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