4 dead, 2 injured as portion of wall collapses due to heavy rainfall in UP's Etawah

Four minors died and two others were injured in a wall collapse incident in UP's Etawah due to heavy rain.

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The wall collapsed due to heavy rain in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh (Photo: ANI)

As many as four minor children died and two others were injured when a portion of a wall of a house collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah due to heavy rainfall on Thursday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief and announced a relief amount of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of the deceased.

"Four children have died. Compensation will be given as per norms," Etawah DM Avnish Rai was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

In a statement, CM Yogi Adityanath expressed deep grief over the wall-collapse incident.

"Instructions have been given to give a relief amount of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of the deceased. CM gave instructions for proper treatment of all the injured," the CMO said in a statement.

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