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Rajasthan: Tin shed at tractor race collapses, 17 Injured


ANI Rajasthan [India]
At least 17 people were injured after a tin shed collapsed during a tractor race event in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan on Sunday.
A video footage of the incident shows that the huge shed crumbled when the spectators climbed up on it during the tractor competition earlier today.
The incident happened when hundreds of people gathered to watch the tractor race in Padampur Dhaan mandi area.
No casualties have been reported in the incident. "No loss of life in the incident. Total 17 people have received injuries," said Sri Ganganagar Superintendent of Police Yogesh Yadav.
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje also expressed grief for the injured and ordered an inquiry.
"I pray for quick recovery of the injured. I also appeal to everyone not to indulge in rumour mongering. The District administration shall be enquiring into the matter in detail," tweeted Raje.
The injured have been shifted to hospital where they are being treated.

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First Published: Jul 29 2018 | 10:06 PM IST

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