Madhya Pradesh: Father-daughter killed as house caves in

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Umaria (MP), Aug 17: A man and his minor daughter were killed when their house caved in early today due to excessive rainfall at Karkati village under Pali police station area in the district, police said.

The incident took place around 3 AM when the duo was asleep in their house and it suddenly caved in trapping them under the debris, Pali Police Station in-charge, Rakesh Vaish said today.

MP: Two killed as house caves in

The deceased were identified as Gandhu Singh (45) and his daughter Poonam (15), he said.

Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Pali, Milindra Nagdeve has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 10,000 for the house repairs.

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After autopsy, their bodies were handed over to relatives for performing last rites, Vaish added.

PTI 

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