Minors buried alive, 5 injured

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Fatehpur, July 2 (UNI) Two children were buried alive and five persons received serious injuries after their house collapsed following incessant rainfall in the Bidanki area here today.

The incident occurred at Manauti village, where 'kachcha' house of one Chuttan caved-in due to the heavy downpour, police said.

However, villagers reached the spot to rescue the family, but it was too late for the minors Dilip (three) and Shikakanti (seven).

The other family members were admitted to hospital and the district magistrate Saurabh Babu took stock of the situation.

Later, the DM ordered the officials to give compensation to the bereaved family from disaster relief fund.


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