Five Die, Five Critically Injured As House Collapses In Jaunpur Village
Jaunpur, Oct 22 (TNA) Five persons have been killed and five others critically injured as the roof of a house caved in late on Thursday, police said on Friday. Search is also underway to locate more under the rubble, an official told TNA.
The official further informed that two kutcha houses collapsed late on Thursday night in Mohalla Roza Arjan behind the Badi Masjid in the city's Kotwali area.
The locals who got buried in the collapsed house included Chandni (18), Shanno (55), Ghiyasuddin (17), Mohammad Asauddin (19), Heera (10) Sneha (12), Sanjeeda (37), Mohammad Kaif (8), Misbah (18) and neighboring Azimullah (68).
After getting information about the incident, District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma and Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Sahni reached the spot.