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Lucknow: 2 dead, 30 injured after balcony of house collapses during wedding ceremony

The incident occurred in Nudrikheda village under Bijnor police station area on Apr 21 when a wedding ceremony was underway in the house, police said.

PTI Reported by: PTI Lucknow Updated on: April 22, 2022 14:09 IST
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Lucknow: 2 dead, 30 injured after balcony of house collapses during wedding ceremony.

Highlights

  • 2 people were killed & at least 30 others injured in Lucknow after house of a balcony collapsed
  • The incident occurred in Nudrikheda village under Bijnor police station area on Apr 21
  • The incident took place when a wedding ceremony was underway in the house, police said

Two people were killed and at least 30 others injured after the balcony of a house in Lucknow collapsed, police said on Friday (April 22).

The incident occurred in Nudrikheda village under Bijnor police station area on Thursday (April 21) night when a wedding ceremony was underway in the house, they said.

Station House Officer (SHO), Bijnor police station, Rajkumar said, "A balcony of the ancestral house of Sashindra Yadav collapsed when the wedding ceremony of his daughter was underway."

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At the time of the incident, several women were standing on the balcony to welcome the wedding procession, he said.

The deceased were identified as Shraddha (5) and Kishore Tiwari (45), the police said.

Nearly 12 of the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital and they are stable. The others sustained minor injuries, the SHO said.

No complaint was filed in connection with the incident, he said.

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