Rajasthan: 14 Dead, several injured after ‘Pandaal’ collapses in Barmer

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At least 14 people were killed and several others injured on Sunday after a pandaal collapsed in Barmer district of Rajasthan.

The incident happened when several people were gathered for a religious event.

All the injured people were taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the pandaal collapsed as an unfortunate incident.

“Collapse of a ‘Pandaal’ in Rajasthan’s Barmer is unfortunate. My thoughts are with the bereaved families and I wish the injured a quick recovery,” PM Modi tweeted.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also expressed his condolences on the incident.