Tribune Information Service
Amritsar, July 20
4 members of a household had a slender escape after the roof of their house collapsed in Mullechak village As a Outcome of of heavy rain that lashed The metropolis from early morning to afternoon on Tuesday. The sufferers have been recognized as Sukhwinder Kaur (45), Situ (20), Komal (13) and Akashdeep Singh (15), who acquired buried beneath the particles. They have been pulled out by the residents of the village.
Based mostly on information, Shamsher Singh, a sewerman with the MC, was residing Collectively with his household in a leaseed lodging at Bhai Veer Singh Colony, shut to Mulechak village. The house was in poor situation and the roof was constructed of picket logs, which collapsed As a Outcome of of rain.
All four Relations, who have been Contained in the room, have been buried beneath the particles. After the loud bang, people of the village gathered Throughout the house And commenced with the rescue operation. Based mostly on eyewitness Harjeet Singh, all four Relations who have been trapped beneath the particles have been pulled out inside half an hour. They’ve acquired minor accidents and been admitted to An in depth-by hospital.
Baljit Singh, a resident of Mullechak, said Beera Singh of the village had given his house on lease to Shamsher. Singh is a Daily wager Within the Sewerage Division of the Municipal Company.
On Tuesday morning, Shamsher had gone to work and his house collapsed round 12 o’clock. Space residents informationrmed The hearth brigade and police Regarding the incident.
Village residents have appealed to The federal authorities To curlease monetary assist to the sufferer’s household.
In the meantime, heavy rain lashed The metropolis. The rainwater accrued on roads exposing MC’s preparedness for the monsoon. The sewer strains remained choked in a quantity of low mendacity areas of The metropolis till the night.