Seven people have died and one woman critically injured in two incidents of house collapse in Udhampur district today, DIG, Udhampur-Reasi range, Gareeb Dass told PTI.
In the first incident, five members were killed and two went missing when a house collapsed in Rakha Jaganoo area of Ramnagar teshil in Udhampur district, he said, adding two missing are being traced as five bodies have been recovered.
In the second incident, two children died and their mother was critically injured when their house collapsed in Rakh batla belt in Udhampur today, Dass said.
The injured have been hospitalised, he said. Hundreds of people in migrant colonies have been shifted to safer places after the area was flooded due to heavy downpour.