Five of a family die in house collapse in Pauri

Dehradun: Five members of a family, including four kids, were died and one was injured when the roof of their house collapsed due to heavy rains in Chopadda Khal in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand on Wednesday night.

The deceased were identified as Sohanlal, his four children, including three girls and a boy, while his wife has suffered injuries, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) said here on Thursday.

Lal's 32-year-old wife Usha Devi has been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment, police official said.

The administration has assured the family of financial assistance.

Notably, intermittent rains have been continuing in many parts of the state for past few days.

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