Mathura: Old building collapsed near Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, five killed; many injured

Pankaj Prasad
Old building collapsed in Vrindavan
Old building collapsed in Vrindavan

The old building collapsed near Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, Mathura. Five died in the accident.

A big accident took place on Tuesday evening near Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan of pilgrimage Mathura. An old building collapsed here. Five people died in the accident. While many people are reported to be injured. The accident happened when the visitors were leaving from there.

The accident took place in Vrindavan Kotwali area, near Sneh Bihari Ji Temple, located about 200 meters away from Banke Bihari Temple. Here, the old building in Dusayat Mohalla in front of Bhagwala parking suddenly collapsed. Due to the collapse of the building, the devotees coming out of the way were buried under the debris.
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Seeing the accident, there was a cry on the spot. People around came running. He informed the police. On information, police and administrative officials reached the spot. People buried under the debris were rescued and taken out. When the ambulance did not reach, he was immediately taken to the hundred-bed hospital with the help of an e-rickshaw.
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After investigation here, the doctors declared five people dead. While many people are undergoing treatment in critical condition. The deceased include Geeta Kashyap resident of Kanpur, Arvind Kumar resident of Kanpur Nagar, Rashmi Gupta resident of Kanpur, Anju Mugyi resident of Vrindavan and one unknown.