Siblings killed as wall collapses of an under-construction building in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA: A seven-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister were killed when a wall of an under-construction building collapsed here, police said on Sunday.

Siblings killed as wall collapses of an under-construction building in Ludhiana

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Ludhiana, June 2 

A seven-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister were killed when a wall of an under-construction building collapsed here, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place at Bhamiya road on the outskirts of the city on Saturday evening, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Rajpal Singh said.

He said the incident took place when a dust storm hit the city which was followed by rain.

The children, who lived in a nearby house, were playing near the building.  

After the incident, they were rushed to a hospital where both were declared as brought dead. Their father Suresh Kumar runs a tea shop in the locality, said Singh. — PTI 

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