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Uttar Pradesh: Six labourers, one child killed in wall collapse at Jhansi

In Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, six labourers including a one-year-old child were killed and six others were brutally injured when an under-construction wall collapsed on them.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 5 Jan 2020 5:59 AM GMT

Uttar Pradesh: Six labourers, one child killed in wall collapse at Jhansi
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Lucknow: In Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, six labourers including a one-year-old child were killed and six others were brutally injured when an under-construction wall collapsed on them.

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According to officials, the accident occurred in Laxmanpura village of Baruasagar area when the wall collapsed and the debris fell on the labourers working there.

The injured were immediately rushed to Jhansi medical college hospital for treatment.

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Meanwhile, ex gratia of Rs three lakh for the families of each of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured was being extended by the person getting the wall constructed.

Monetary help by the district administration as per the labour laws were also provided.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the accident and directed the district administration to ensure proper treatment to the injured.

The injured are being treated at the Jhansi medical college.

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