In a fierce incident, a small family of three members was killed while another was injured when the wall of an under-construction house collapsed following a dust storm here, officials said Tuesday. District Magistrate Prakash Rajpurohit said the three were sleeping on the terrace of their house when the incident occurred on Monday night at Prithipura Rasala Road in Jodhpur (Rajasthan).
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“The wall of the adjacent house, which was under construction collapsed due to dust storm and the debris fell on the family,” said Rajpurohit to a leading news daily regarding the incident.
Those killed have been identified as Naini Devi (50), her son Vinod (23) and daughter-in-law Komal (25). Komal was pregnant. All succumbed to injuries at a hospital. Another family member was injured and has been admitted to a hospital.
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Badly injured Manish, the husband of Komal is undergoing treatment at the hospital. The administration is now probing whether the construction of the neighbour's house was legal or was there any negligence.
Such issues become a question mark on the work of governing authorities that what they are doing because in such cases at the end, a common man is pissed off leaving everything below especially when it comes to poor underprivileged people.
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