Three dead after roof collapses in UP’s Deoria


Three people died on Monday after the roof of a two-storey building collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria. According to police, the three who died were members of a family who were residing in the building
“An old house collapsed on Ansari Road late at night around 3 am. Three people were found dead. District Administration, police department and fire service have recovered their bodies,” said Saurabh Singh, SDM Sadar, Deoria. Superintendent of Police (SP) Sankalp Sharma informed the press that the three people residing in the house had been admitted to the hospital. 
“The roof of the 2-storey building collapsed. Three members of a family residing in the house, including a man, his wife, and his daughter, were rescued and rushed to the hospital. An update on their health is still awaited. Meanwhile, we are looking into how the roof fell,” he said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed condolences to the families of the deceased in the accident. The Chief Minister instructed the District Magistrate and senior police officers to reach the spot immediately and also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 4 lakhs to the families of the deceased. “Instructions were given to provide relief amounts for all the dead from the disaster relief fund. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath instructed the proper treatment of all the injured. CM Yogi wishes speedy recovery of all the injured,” read a statement from the Chief Minister’s office.