Sitapur: A total of 7 people, including a couple, were tragically killed when a wall collapsed in three different areas in Heavy Rain in the Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday night. Two people were also injured when they were buried under the wall and are undergoing treatment at the district hospital. Senior officials of the administration and police reached the spot and took stock of the situation.
According to the district official, the families of the deceased will be provided financial assistance from the government under disaster management. Its instructions have been given to the concerned deputy district authorities. The first incident took place in the Laxman Nagar village of Manpur police station area of the district. At 4:00 a.m., six people sleeping inside the house were buried in the debris when the wall of a house collapsed. Four people died on the spot while two others have been brought to Sitapur district hospital for treatment.
On the other hand, a tragic incident took place in the Sadarpur police station area on Tuesday night. Where the wall of the kutcha house fell on a couple lying in their kutcha house leaving the house being constructed under their under-construction PM Awas Yojana. The couple died on the spot after being buried in the debris. In Sadarpur itself, another person was killed in another incident of a wall collapse in Biloli village.