Six buried alive in Uttar Pradesh as mud caves in

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 21:55

Fatehpur: Six persons, including two children, were on Thursday buried alive as a mound of mud caved in while they were doing construction work in Suketi village of Ghazipur area, police said.

The incident took place when a mound of mud fell on a group of 20-25 people while they were involved in digging for the construction of a house, they said.

While four women and two children died on the spot, three persons were admitted to the hospital where their condition was stated to be stable, they added.

Senior officials have reached the village and rescue operation was on at the site, where some more persons are suspected to be trapped.


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First Published: Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 17:07

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