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One girl killed, two others of a family injured as six houses collapsed in Agra
Agra: A four-year-old girl was killed and two others were injured as six houses collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Agra this morning due to excavation work in a nearby inn, police said.
"A four-year-old girl has been killed," Anjani Kumar Singh, ADM, told ANI on the phone. The Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) DS Chauhan said that rescue and relief work is being done at full speed in Dhuliya Ganj area where six houses collapsed during the excavation work.
"Our officials are present on the spot," the DGP said.
The injured were admitted to a hospital, he said.
Taking cognizance of the accident, Chief Minister Yogi Adiynath has directed the District Magistrate and senior police officers to go to the spot and conduct the relief works, an official statement said earlier.
"The six houses collapsed outside the city station located at Dhuliaganj under Hariparvat police station area, where the excavation work of an inn (Dharamshala) was going on. Three people of a family were buried, all have been rescued and taken to the hospital," ADM Singh has said earlier. (ANI)