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Uttar Pradesh: 20 children injured after high tension wire falls on Madarsa

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 August 2018, 8:08 IST

At least 20 children were injured after a high tension wire fell on Madarsa in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha city on Sunday.

However, no causalities or serious injuries have been reported so far. Currently, all the injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment.

Speaking to ANI, Amroha's District Magistrate Hemant Kumar said, "23 children have been admitted to district hospital. No casualty or serious injury has occurred."

Kumar further informed that the concerned department has been told to take action so that such incidents don't occur in future.

Director of the Madarsa, Mohammad Yunus said, "Despite repeated complaints, the power department did not listen to their plea. There are around hundreds of wires that cross our Madarsa and we are scared all the time. I am deeply saddened about this incident and hope that measures are made into this matter".

(ANI)

First published: 13 August 2018, 8:08 IST
 
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