Wall Collapse

  • MP: Seven children die in wall collapse July 14, 2014

    Burhanpur: In a tragic incident, seven children died when a wall collapsed over their slums in Shikatpura area of Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur town on Sunday night. Seven other people have been inured in the incident that took place due to incessant rains. More details awaited. ...
  • Two children killed as wall collapses in Muzaffarnagar July 5, 2014

    Two children were killed and as many injured when the wall of a house collapsed at Mujhera village under Miranpur police station in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The incident took place on Friday evening when the children were playing near the house, they said. Karin (5) and Farin (3) were killed on...
  • Gujarat: 3 children killed in a wall collapse near their residence June 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Three children, including two brothers and their cousin, died on Sunday morning after a large wall of a private coaching class near their residence in Nava Vadaj area suddenly collapsed, killing them on the spot. The deceased have been identfied as Sahil Desai (12), his younger brother Piyush Desai...
  • Two women labourers killed in wall collapse in Bilaspur June 5, 2014

    Two women labourers were killed when a boundary wall of railway premises collapsed in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, police said on Thursday. The mishap occurred when the victims were working in an under-construction apartment in Govind Nagar of Sirgitti area on Wednesday on the other side of the railway premises boundary wall,...
  • Private match factory worker killed in wall collapse June 2, 2014

    Tuticorin : A worker of a private match works factory was killed on Monday when the wall of the factory collapsed due to rain in Kovilpatti in this district, police said. The daily wage earner was working in a room in the factory when the wall collapsed and fell on him,...
  • Three killed as wall of an iron pipe factory collapses May 3, 2014

    Three persons, including two labourers, were killed and another injured when the wall of a iron pipe factory collapsed due to a storm here, police said on Saturday. The incident took place in Fortune Metal Ltd factory premises in Siltara industrial area on Friday, Urla City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Rajendra...
  • Three people killed, another injured in wall collapse May 3, 2014

    Three persons, including two labourers, were killed and another injured when the wall of a iron pipe factory collapsed due to a storm here, police said on Saturday. The incident took place in Fortune Metal Ltd factory premises in Siltara industrial area last night, Urla City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Rajendra...
  • Mumbai: Two dead after part of a wall collapses in Chembur October 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Two children died after a part of a wall collapsed at Vishweswar Mandir Trust in Chembur. Disaster Management said that the children, aged 7 and 8, were playing near the wall when the incident took place. Further details are awaited. ...
  • Two women killed, four injured as wall collapses in Bulandshahr district August 31, 2013

    Two women were killed and four others got seriously injured when a boundary wall collapsed on them on Saturday morning due to heavy rains at Khurja town, about 20 km from Bulandshahr, police said. The injured persons have been sent to Aligarh for treatment, police said. The boundary wall belonged to a...
  • Bad weather continues in Uttarakhand, three people die in landslides, wall collapse July 29, 2013

    Three persons have been killed in landslides and a wall collapse in flood-hit Uttarakhand, where inclement weather on Monday forced Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna to postpone his visit to review relief operations in Chamoli district. Relief work, which was hampered by bad weather, resumed in the course of the day with...
  • Hardoi: Two children killed as wall of house collapses due to heavy rains July 28, 2013

    Two children were killed and as many injured when a wall collapsed following heavy rains in the district. Shubham (2), Anshu (4), Shubhash (6) and Himanshu (6) were injured when the wall of the house collapsed in Kantha Lonhara village on Saturday, officials said on Sunday. All of them were rushed to...
  • Hyderabad wall collapses due to heavy rains, six dead July 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: Six people of a family have died on Tuesday after a wall collapsed in Hyderabad due to heavy rains. Two children, aged between four and six, are the only survivors. They have been shifted to a hospital. The building wall was very old, constructed during the Nizam era....
  • Mumbai: 2 die in wall collapse after torrential pre-monsoon rainfall June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Two young men were killed early on Saturday when the wall of a shopping complex collapsed in Mumbai following torrential pre-monsoon rains, said officials. The two men were were killed in Bhandup suburb of north-east Mumbai. The incident occurred when the retaining wall of the shopping complex near Kajutekdi collapsed...
  • Mumbai: Five killed, two injured as explosion brings down a wall March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: At least five people were killed and two others were critically injured as an explosion brought down the wall of a house in densely-populated area of Sakinaka in Mumbai on Friday. The cause of the explosion could not be known as police said they were still investigating the incident....
  • Mumbai: 3 killed in wall collapse in Nagpada February 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Three people were killed when the wall of a building in a Mumbai suburb collapsed on Friday. The wall of the building in Nakoba Mohalla in Nagpada collapsed around 4:30 pm on Friday evening. At least one more person is feared trapped. Rescue workers are trying to clear the debris. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 10 feared dead in wall collapse February 4, 2013

    Bhopal: An under-construction wall in a village in Rewa collapsed on Monday afternoon, killing around 10 people. A few others are still believed to be trapped under the debris. Rescue operations are on. More details are awaited. ...
  • Delhi: Five children killed, 1 injured in wall collapse December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Five children were killed and another was critically injured in east Delhi when a wall collapsed on Wednesday morning, fire brigade officials said. The incident took place in Dallupura village near Mayur Vihar Phase-III at around 10 am. Six children, aged below ten years, were playing in the vacant...
  • Wall collapsed near AIIMS Metro station August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Three persons suffered injuries this morning when a portion of the wall near AIIMS metro station's parking lot collapsed after heavy rains. The incident took place at around 9:30 am. Some vehicles parked in the lot were damaged. Three persons, including a parking attendant, were injured and rushed to...
  • Chennai: Educationist arrested for college wall collapse August 10, 2012

    Chennai: Police on Thursday arrested educationist Jeppiaar in connection with an under-construction stadium wall collapse on August 6, which claimed the lives of 10 migrant workers at Sunguvarchatram near here. The outer wall of a stadium being built at Jeppiaar Institute of Technology at Kunnam village collapsed, killing migrant workers...
  • Rains wreak havoc across India, 42 dead August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Heavy rains, flash floods and landslides wreaked havoc across much of India on Tuesday. Nearly 34 people were dead and 20,000 were said to be affected in Uttarakhand, eight people had lost their lives in Kerala and four in Madhya Pradesh, while train services between Mangalore and Bangalore...
  • TN: 10 crushed to death in stadium wall collapse August 7, 2012

    Kunnam: Ten migrant labourers working at the construction site of an engineering college near Sunguvarchatram in Kancheepuram district died after wall and ceiling of an under-construction stadium collapsed. Police said 17 migrant labourers from Odisha were involved in the construction of a basketball stadium for the past two weeks at...
  • Heavy downpour in Delhi, chaos across the city September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Heavy showers drenched Delhiites on Friday, leaving many of them on the roads as traffic went haywire due to water logging while a minor girl lost her life when the boundary wall of a hospital collapsed. It was raining heavily since early morning and the rain gauges measured...
  • Mumbai rains: Wall collapse claims five lives September 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Five teenagers were on Saturday killed after a compound wall collapsed in Sewree in South Mumbai following incessant rains in the metropolis. The incident took place around 2.30 pm when the Jubilee Mill compound wall at TJ Road collapsed killing the youngsters, officials from disaster management cell of the...
  • CJ: Man seeks justice in daughter's death June 26, 2011

    Citizen journalist Ashok Kumar Singh talks about how his daughter died in a wall collapse which was built of low standard material. ...
  • Wall collapses in Bangalore, 6 labourers killed February 2, 2011

    Bangalore: At least six people have been killed and six others injured when a 30-feet high wall collapsed at a construction site in Bangalore. The incident happened at BK Palya near Bannerghatta Road of Bangalore on Wednesday afternoon. All those killed and injured are labourers from Bihar. Bangalore Police say some...
  • Chepauk Stadium wall collapses, 2 injured February 8, 2011

    Chennai: Two people were injured when a wall collapsed at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. The incident happened on Wednesday morning after ticket sales for World Cup matches started at the Chepauk Stadium. A heavy crowd gathered outside the stadium and some of them leaned on to the compound wall resulting...
  • 8 killed in Jharkhand school wall collapse August 25, 2010

    Ranchi: At least eight children and a woman were killed after a school wall collapsed due to heavy rains in Dhanbad on Tuesday. The injured have been admitted to a hospital and rescue operations are on. "A 20-foot-high wall of Guru Govind Singh Public School situated at Bank roundabout in Dhanbad...
  • 4 dead in Ahmedabad temple wall collapse August 8, 2010

    Ahmedabad: The fury of floods was also witnessed in Ahmedabad where 4 people died in a temple wall collapse. Around a dozen flights had to be cancelled after heavy rainfall lashed the city on Saturday night. ...
  • Nine dead as heavy rains lash Mumbai, Thane June 16, 2010

    Mumbai: A few hours of heavy rain threw the city completely out of gear on Wednesday. A wall collapse in a slum area in Thane led to the death of eight people. Walls collapsed in Chembur, Mulund and Andheri too, though no one was injured. A landslide took place at...
  • Watch: A look back at signature cars of East Germany November 3, 2009

    This week marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, an event that symbolized the downfall of Communism and the end of the Cold War. Germany has changed quite a bit since that time. Frederik Pleitgen takes a look at the auto industry, in particular those classic,...