In this district of Uttar Pradesh, a tank constructed at a cost of 6 crores collapsed, two people died and 12 were injured

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Mathura News: A water tank of a residential colony in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh suddenly collapsed, due to which many houses got trapped under its debris. At least two people died and 12 people were seriously injured in this incident. 

Army and NDRF teams have taken charge for rescue and relief work. 7 JCBs have been engaged in removing the debris. Sources said that more than two dozen nearby houses also got trapped under the debris of the water tank.

When was the construction done 

Some children living in these houses and playing in the street also got buried under the debris of the tank and houses. Police said that the water tank of Krishna Vihar Colony developed by Uttar Pradesh Housing Development Council behind BSA Degree College in Thana Kotwali area suddenly collapsed amidst normal drizzle at around six in the evening. 

This tank had a capacity of two and a half lakh liters. This tank was constructed by Jal Nigam three years ago at a cost of six crore rupees under the Ganga Jal drinking water project.


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