Beleshwar Mahadev temple, Roof Collapse 31.03.2023

Thirty-six dead, 16 hurt in India after roof collapse at temple

LUCKNOW, India, March 31 (Reuters) – Rescuers used cranes and ropes to look for survivors a day after the roof of a well collapsed in a temple complex in central India killing 36 people and injuring 16, a government official said on Friday.

Thirty-six dead after floor of Indian temple collapses

At least 36 people have died after the floor of a Hindu temple collapsed in Indore, central India, plunging them into a well.

It has emerged that the floor which covered the stepwell – a stair-lined communal water source – consisted only of tiles laid over a metal grille.

Madhya Pradesh: At least 35 die after collapse at Indian temple

At least 35 people were killed after the roof of a stepwell in a temple complex collapsed in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Worshippers who had gathered to celebrate the Hindu festival of Ram Navami on Thursday were crushed, officials said, with around 16 people left injured after the incident.

At least 35 killed after well covering collapses during celebration at Indian temple

At least 35 people have been killed and 16 injured after the roof of a historic stepwell in an Indian temple complex collapsed on festival goers.

Hindu followers were celebrating Ram Navami in the city of Indore on Thursday when a concrete slab covering the roof of a stepwell crushed them, Indian officials confirmed on Friday.

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