A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring dozens, police said Sunday. Rescuers working through the night with sledgehammers and chainsaws pulled alive 10 people from the debris of the building that came crashing down in Indore, a city in Madhya Pradesh state, on Saturday night, said police.
A bus carrying over 60 passengers fell off a bridge in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district, about 130 kilometres north of state capital Patna, killing at least 12 persons on the spot on Saturday evening, as many as 46 passengers were also injured in the incident.
Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend, Sridevi’s body was flown home late Tuesday night in a private plane.
A massive late-night fire that broke out at a Mumbai complex has killed at least 15 people, officials said. The blaze erupted just after midnight at a building in the popular Kamala Mills restaurant and shopping compound. It engulfed the structure within 30 minutes, local media reported, More people have been injured in the blaze, with several being treated in hospital.
At least 33 people were killed Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said. Seven injured passengers were hospitalized in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan state.
An Indian woman who went in 2010 to work as a maid at Kuwait has been reportedly tortured by her employer, Balla Padma, suffered horrific injuries as shown by the wounds, burns and scars on her body and endured 7 years of torture in the hands of Kuwaiti employer and not paid any salary, the woman was admitted to Adan hospital for treatment.
Indian Maid tortured for 7 years, no salary paid at all