Published On : Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019

6 Dead After Temple Wall Collapses in West Bengal

Kolkata: At least six people on Friday died after a wall of a temple, where people were gathered to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami, collapsed in Kachua, North 24 Pargana district.

Around 27 people were injured during the accident.

Taking stock of the situation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh for the family of the deceased, Rs.1 lakh for those who got critically injured and Rs. 50,000 for others with minor injuries.

Rescue operations are underway.