Rajasthan- At least 23 killed as wall collapses at wedding
At least 23 people were killed and 27 injured when the wall of a wedding hall in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district collapsed in a heavy storm. Casualties included four children. The mishap happened after guests at the wedding at Annapurna Marriage Home ran to take shelter under a shed which was attached to a wall. Twenty-seven were killed; one wounded succumbed to injuries later.
Several critical, treatment underway
Apart from the tin shed, several food stalls had been set up beside the 90-feet long and 12-feet high wall. People were gathered there when the weather suddenly changed and heavy winds started blowing. The injured were shifted to a hospital, while the bodies were taken to a mortuary for postmortem. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has directed proper treatment of the wounded.