At least 10 people were killed and over 30 injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau district on Monday after a building collapsed following a cylinder blast.
Police said the incident occurred at 7.30 am when the women at the house in Walidpur under Mohammmadabad police station area were cooking breakfast, they added.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and has directed the district officials to provide proper treatment to the injured.
“Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of the incident and expressed his deepest condolences to the family of the deceased. The chief minister has also directed all officers to immediately provide all possible relief and medical help to the injured, said Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi.
All the injured have been rushed to the district hospital, said the police officials.
Police teams are on the spot and are carrying out rescue operation, said Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya
Oct 14, 2019 08:54 IST