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48 die in water tank collapse

Jaipur, August 27
At least 48 persons were killed and 27 injured when a water tank collapsed at a village fair in Kama town of Rajasthanís Bharatpur district, about 225 km from here, today.

District collector R. Venkateshwaran said the victims were among the 200 persons who were sitting on the tank and watching a wrestling bout at the Bhojan Thali Mela when the tank gave way. The tank came crashing down, he said.

The Rajasthan Government has ordered a probe into the incident. ó PTI

 

 



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