Roof collapses at crematorium in India, 22 dead...

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Roof collapses at crematorium in India, 22 dead

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:06 PM, 3 January 2021   Updated: 10:02 PM, 3 January 2021

Roof collapses at crematorium in India, 22 dead

Roof collapses at crematorium in India, 22 dead

At least twenty-two people have died and some are injured after roof of a crematorium collapsed due to rain on people who came to attend a funeral at Muradnagar city in Uttar Pradesh of India.

Of the dozens of people under the rubble, 38 have been rescued. Some people are feared trapped while the rescue operations are still on. Local police and fire department are present at the site.

Hours later, rescue workers were still going through the rubble to locate more victims, Ghaziabad (Rural) Superintendent of Police Iraj Raja said.

A team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has also been rushed to the spot.

Several people have been admitted at hospitals.- NDTV.

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