One dead, two injured as wall collapses in Delhi

By: | Published: February 16, 2018 12:08 AM

A 30-year-old woman died while two others of his family suffered severe injuries on Thursday, when a wall near a garbage dumping site fell over them in the national capital, police said. The incident took place in Farsh Bazar area of east Delhi.

Wall collapse takes toll of one in Delhi (Representative Image)

A 30-year-old woman died while two others of his family suffered severe injuries on Thursday, when a wall near a garbage dumping site fell over them in the national capital, police said. The incident took place in Farsh Bazar area of east Delhi.

“At around 5 p.m, a JCB machine while lifting garbage hit the dilapidated wall that collapsed, critically injuring the three persons,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad said.

The family of rag-pickers was rushed to the hospital, but the woman, Marjina, was declared dead, while her husband Ansar Ali, 34, and four-year-old son Suhail are undergoing treatent in Doctor Hedgewar Aarogya Sansthan.

The police have seized the JCB machine.

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