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Bharatpur wedding hall collapse: DM blames heavy rain for mishap

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 May 2017, 8:49 IST
Bharatpur wedding hall collapse: DM blames heavy rain for mishap (ANI)

In the aftermath of 22 people being killed after a wedding hall collapsed here, District Magistrate N.K. Gupta said the incident was triggered due to a thunderstorm and rainfall in the district.

'To protect themselves from the rain, some guests tried to stand under a wall, which subsequently collapsed, killing 22 and injuring over 28 people, out of which two have been critically injured. They have been hospitalised and are being attended to by a team of doctors,' he said.

The incident took place in Annapurna Marriage Home located on Sewar road in Rajasthan's Bharatpur.

-ANI

First published: 11 May 2017, 8:49 IST
 
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