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Spectators’ gallery collapses at Panambur beach Pro-Kabaddi event: 30 injured

Spectators’ gallery collapses at Panambur beach Pro-Kabaddi event: 30 injured

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, April 16, 2016 :  As many as 30 people sustained injuries when the spectators’ gallery    collapsed even as the inaugural day matches of the three-day beach Pro-Kabaddi tournament was underway at Panambur on April 15, Friday.

Panambur beach

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Panambur beach

The event organised by the Karnataka Amateur Kabaddi Association  was earlier inaugurated by State Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Abhaychandra Jain. This is the first time that such an event is organised in the city.

 Over 3000 people were present at the venue to watch the flood-lit match. The ninth match of the day was underway when the mishap occurred.

The injured were admitted to different hospitals and the matches were suspended. Organisers said the tournament will continue on April 16.

Moidin Bava, MLA of Mangaluru North constituency visited the hospitals where the injured are undergoing treatment.

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Henry D’Souza, Mangaluru Sat, April-16-2016, 2:25
This may be a lesson to all who organizes the event. How careless?
Kavita Rajesh, Mangaluru Sat, April-16-2016, 2:02
The lucky escape of the spectators after the gallery collapsed. Hope nobody is seriously injured
Yathin Kumar, Lucknow Sat, April-16-2016, 1:13
They have to check the everyday not making money Maintenance is also equally important.
Akankasha, Bangalore Sat, April-16-2016, 12:53
We have to check the location whether it is suitable or not. It is the responsibility of the event manager
Mahek Hussain, Jeppu manglore Sat, April-16-2016, 12:13
The sand is slippery to walk then with what thought they have built the gallery in the beach.
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