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4 die in house collapse in northern India

Breaking News2018-07-11

Four members of a family died and two others were injured after their house collapsed due to heavy rains in India's Uttarakhand state Wednesday, officials said.The incident took place in the hilly state's capital Dehradun."A large wall of the house collapsed due to heavy overnight rains. While four family members died on the spot, the injured have been hospitalized," a disaster management official said.Local police chief rushed to the spot and oversaw rescue operations carried out by cops and disaster management personnel, reports said.A probe has been ordered into the incident, the official added.House collapses due to heavy showers are common in India during the monsoon season.(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

Four members of a family died and two others were injured after their house collapsed due to heavy rains in India's Uttarakhand state Wednesday, officials said.

The incident took place in the hilly state's capital Dehradun.

"A large wall of the house collapsed due to heavy overnight rains. While four family members died on the spot, the injured have been hospitalized," a disaster management official said.

Local police chief rushed to the spot and oversaw rescue operations carried out by cops and disaster management personnel, reports said.

A probe has been ordered into the incident, the official added.

House collapses due to heavy showers are common in India during the monsoon season.

(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

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