The death toll may rise as there are still lots of people trapped under the building’s rubble.
JAIPUR: Twenty five people lost their lives and 28 others were injured after portion of a wedding hall collapsed in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district late Wednesday night.
According to reports, relief and rescue work are in full swing. Several are said to be critically injured. The injured have been taken to a local hospital and are under medical supervision.
“The building collapsed due to duststorm and people were stuck in debris. Some locals intimated about the incident and a rescue team rushed to the spot,” Alok Vashishth, the inspector general of police, told TOI.
The baarat had gone to Bharatpur’s Annapoorna Marriage Garden from Jaipur’s Johari Bazaararea. The groom was Kirori Mali who is an employee in the state’s forest department.