18 killed as houses collapse in rajastha


Staff member
Bharatpur October 23:
At 18 people, including ten children, were killed and an equal number of people injured when five to six houses collapsed following fire crackers explosions at Deegh, about 30km from here, night.
Police sources said the incident took place when fire crackers were being made illegally at a residential area. Bharatipur district superintendent of police Rohit Mahajan said 18 people perished in the collapse triggered by the explosions. The injured have been admitted to Deeg hospital, he said, adding rescue operations are on.