Seven buried alive as earth caves in

Seven people, including two children and three teenagers, were buried alive as earth caved in while they were doing construction works.

Lucknow: Seven people, including two children and three teenagers, were on Wednesday buried alive in two incidents as earth caved in while they were doing construction works in Uttar Pradesh`s Rampur district, police said here.

In the first incident, five persons were killed as mound of earth fell on them while they were digging a pond in Milakchikna village, they said.

The victims have been identified as Gulshada (18), Ibrahim (10), Pinki (18), Shama (12) and Ruksar (13), police said.
In a similar incident in Panvariya village, two labourers, identified as Bachchan Singh and Radhey Shyam, were buried alive as the earth caved in while they were digging a drain, they said.
PTI

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