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12 killed as factory wall collapses in Gujarat’s Morbi

Mangalore Today News Network

Ahmedabad, May 18, 2022: At least 12 labourers were killed and 20 injured after a wall of a salt factory in Morbi’s Halvad GIDC collapsed on Thursday. Three more are feared buried.




Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of labourers and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each from PMNRF to the next of kin.


The local administration used JCB to take out bodies and rescue those trapped under the rubble. The District Collector said that the incident took place when the process of filling salt in sacks was going on. Suddenly, the wall collapsed, in which 20 to 30 laborers were feared buried. Of them, 12 deaths have been confirmed.

Courtesy: India Today

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