At least 14 people were killed and about 50 injured after a shamiana fell on them due to strong winds during a religious programme in Barmer district of Rajasthan, police said.
A ‘Ram Katha’ was organised at Jasol area of the district when the shamiana was uprooted by strong winds trapping the people sitting under it, Additional Superintendent of Police, Khinv Singh, said.
At least 14 persons have died in the incident, he added.
The injured have been rushed to different hospitals, he added.
14 killed, several injured as shamiana collapses during religious programme in Rajasthan’s Barmer – The Hindu