Bharatpur wedding hall collapse: DM blames heavy rain for mishap

| Updated: May 11, 2017 07:57 IST

Bharatpur (Rajasthan) [India], May 11 (ANI): In the aftermath of 22 people being killed after a wedding hall collapsed here, District Magistrate N.K. Gupta said the incident was triggered due to a thunderstorm and rainfall in the district. "To protect themselves from the rain, some guests tried to stand under a wall, which subsequently collapsed, killing 22 and injuring over 28 people, out of which two have been critically injured. They have been hospitalised and are being attended to by a team of doctors," he said. The incident took place in Annapurna Marriage Home located on Sewar road in Rajasthan's Bharatpur. (ANI)

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