5 killed in house collapse

At least five labourers were killed and eight others injured when an under-construction mud house collapsed in  Reasi district, police said.

The double-storey house collapsed when the labourers were covering the roof with mud and were about to complete their day’s work at the site in remote Thub Panassa village, a police official said.

He said five labourers — Manzoor Ahmad, Ashiq Ali, Muzaffar Ahmad, Mohammad Gafoor and Gulzar Ahmad – died on the spot, while the injured were admitted to a district hospital in Reasi.

The official said that a case has been registered in this regard and an investigation is underway.

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