Dozens killed and injured in India when a hall collapsed at a wedding party


The building collapsed due to duststorm and people were stuck in debris. The collapsed hall was nearly 90-foot long and 12-13 feet in height.The incident occurred at  Bharatpur’s Annapoorna Marriage Garden from Jaipur’s Johari Bazaar area. The groom was Kirori Mali who is an employee in the state’s forest department. Police vehicles were at the scene and ambulances transported the injured to the hospital but the entire area is enveloped in complete darkness after electricity poles were uprooted in the heavy wind and rains. A case has been registered against the wedding hall manager on charges of causing death by negligence. “We will investigate if the hall owners had a valid licence. In case they did not have a licence, appropriate action will be taken against them,” district magistrate Narendra Kumar Gupta told to media. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a financial compensation for the families affected.


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