Seven killed, three injured in house collapse in Madhya Pradesh

| Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 09:59
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Madhya Pradesh, sagar district, rahatgarh, rain, flood, house collapse

Seven killed in Madhya Pradesh house collapse due to incessant rains | Photo: IANS

New Delhi: At least seven persons were killed and three others were seriously injured after a house in Rahatgarh area of Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh collapsed on Saturday morning.

The tragic incident took place when flood waters entered houses leaving trail of destruction in the area.

In the past few weeks, heavy rains and flood-like situation has gone up in Madhya Pradesh.

Over 80 villages have been submerged and around 25,000 persons affected in Rewa and Satna districts.

In Bhopal, the district administration had ordered the closure of schools while normal life in Rewa ceased due to incessant rains.

Indian Army personnel were deployed in the area for rescue work.

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