1 killed, 6 injured as rocks rain on Transport Nagar locality

JAIPUR: In a major mishap, one person was crushed to death while six others sustained injuries after rocks rolled down on a residential settlement at Amagarh under the limits of Transport Nagar police station on Sunday evening due to heavy rains.

The incident occurred at about 3.30pm when heavy rains resulted in huge boulders and rocks rolling down the and landing on the houses. Mehmood (60) was found by rescue teams buried under rocks and rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to injuries during treatment.

of police (Jaipur East) Gaurav Yadav told TOI that all the injured were out of danger. Personnel from the State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF), and local police reached the area to rescue people trapped under the rocks.

“About 12 houses have been damaged. There was an avalanche of rocks which left a trail of destruction in its wake. The entire locality moved out of their houses,” said Khalid, a local resident.

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