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Man buried alive as retaining wall collapses in Himachal Pradesh

The incident took place in the Boileauganj police station area, they said. “Pyare Lal Sharma (48) of Mandolghat village in Sunni tehsil was buried alive under the debris of the retaining wall near old barrier in Boileauganj police station area,” Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal said. PTI DJI SRY

PTI | Shimla | Updated: 16-07-2020 19:06 IST | Created: 16-07-2020 19:06 IST
Man buried alive as retaining wall collapses in Himachal Pradesh

A man was buried alive and another injured after a retaining wall collapsed in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on Thursday, police said. The incident took place in the Boileauganj police station area, they said.

“Pyare Lal Sharma (48) of Mandolghat village in Sunni tehsil was buried alive under the debris of the retaining wall near old barrier in Boileauganj police station area,” Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal said. Prem Lal (58) of Baleri village sustained injuries in the incident, the officer said, adding that he is undergoing treatment at IGMC hospital.

The police have initiated proceedings under Section 174 (unnatural death) of the Criminal Procedure Code. PTI DJI SRY


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