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Telangana: Over 100 injured as stadium's gallery collapses during Kabaddi tournament in Suryapet

The incident took place at the SP Office grounds where a large crowd had gathered to watch the inaugural ceremony of the 47th National Junior Kabaddi tournament.

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Hyderabad Updated on: March 22, 2021 23:35 IST
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Hundreds of people had gathered to watch the Kabaddi tournament at the stadium.

Over 100 people were injured when a gallery of a stadium collapsed during a Kabaddi tournament in Telangana's Suryapet on Monday. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital. Two of the seriously injured have been referred to Hyderabad for better medical care. 

The incident took place at the SP Office grounds where a large crowd had gathered to watch the inaugural ceremony of the 47th National Junior Kabaddi tournament. 

A dramatic video of the incident being shared on social media shows people falling over one another as the gallery collapses suddenly.

The ground has a total seating capacity of about 15,000 spectators.

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