Mishap claims 7 of family in MP

Sagar, MP : Seven members of a family were buried alive when a crude dwelling -- on the Bina riverbank in Rahatgarh town -- collapsed during heavy precipitation at approximately 0200 hrs today, police said. The deceased were identified as householder Mehtab Silawat’s daughter Sanjana (10), son Vikas (18), wife Manu Rani (55), Silawat’s brother’s son Nitin (14), daughter Maya (25), her husband Kallu (30) and their daughter Tamanna (1) all of whom were asleep at the time of the incident. Maya, Kallu and Tamanna came from Gwalior district’s Dabra on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. Post-mortem was conducted at the District Hospital. Later, four corpses were conveyed to Rahatgarh and the rest to Dabra.

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