Mud wall caves in at Bharatpur, 8 killed

Eight persons, including five women and two children, were buried alive when a mud wall collapsed on them at a construction site.

Bharatpur: Eight persons, including five women and two children, were on Thursday buried alive when a mud wall collapsed on them at a construction site on Bharatpur-Agra national highway, a senior police officer said.

The deceased included five women, two children and one man, Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Yadav said.

The victims, all labourers from Damoh in Madhya Pradesh, were working at the construction site (underground) when the incident occurred, the ASP said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, he said.

PTI

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