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One killed, 15 injured in house collapse in Uttarakhand

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Press Trust of India Pithoragarh
One person was killed and 15 more were injured on Thursday when a house collapsed due to a landslide triggered by heavy rain at a village in Gangolihat sub-division of Pithoragarh district.
The incident occurred when a puja was underway at the house, District Information Officer Girija Joshi said.
The deceased was identified as 78-year-old Hayat Singh, a resident of Dhaulisera village, he said.
The injured were admitted to a primary heathcare centre, the official added.

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First Published: Aug 29 2019 | 4:45 PM IST

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