Nalanda house roof collapse: Two women were declared dead and two others got badly injured after the roof of a house collapsed in Bihar’s Nalanda district on Friday (September 22).
The incident occurred at Hargawa village under Manpur police station around 6:00 pm. The deceased were identified as Shyam Sundari Devi, 65, and Ranju Devi, 25, while two children Ankit Kumar, 10, and Nikita Kumari,12, sustained injuries.
Shyam Sundari Devi was trapped in the debris and died on the spot. Ranju Devi and two children were rescued and taken to a hospital in Pawapuri where she succumbed to her injuries. The local police recovered the dead bodies and sent for a postmortem.
Police said that the house was very old and was in deteriorating shape. As rains are continuously taking place in the region, the roof may have collapsed due to this, a police official said.
(With agencies inputs)