Building collapses in Kulgam, 50 injured

KL Report

SRINAGAR

 At least 50 people including 17 women were injured after a rented Government school building collapsed in Nagam village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Reports said that a team from Electronic Communication India limited (ECI) had arrived in Nagam Damhal Hanjipora on Sunday to enroll the residents of the village under Adhaar Card Scheme.

 The team had camped on the second storey of the School building. Eyewitnesses said that more than two hundred people thronged there as a result the roof of the building collapsed leaving at least 50 people injured.

People including the ECI team fell down into the basement of the building while the computers and lap tops got badly damaged due to the sudden collapse of the building.

People including police party rushed to spot to shift the injured to hospitals. Hospital sources said that at least 50 people including 17 women were brought to hospital for treatment. “Two of the them namely Haneefa wife of Abdul Ahad Khan and Abdul Ahad Malik son of Muhammad Ramzan both residents of Salamkani Nagam were critical and we referred to District Hospital Kulgam,” one of the doctors at Primary Health Centre Damhal Hanjipora told CNS.

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