Madhya Pradesh: Wall collapses in 150-year-old jail in Bhind, 21 inmates injured
A major accident has happened in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh today. 21 inmates were injured when a wall collapsed in a 150-year-old jail located here.
Bhind: 21 inmates have been injured when a wall collapsed in a 150-year-old jail in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh. The condition of some of the injured prisoners is said to be critical. According to the news, barrack number 7 has been completely grounded. The collapse of the wall turned into a stampede and the prisoners started running here and there. 64 prisoners were present in the barrack at the time of the accident. The injured prisoners have been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
When 22 prisoners were injured
like the news of the wall falling in the jail, the administrative staff also reached the spot and the injured prisoners were taken out of the debris and taken to the Gwalior hospital. The reasons for the accident are yet to be ascertained. Regarding the accident, a senior police officer said, 'The walls of the jail started collapsing this morning. Barrack number 6 was demolished, it contained 64 prisoners. There were 255 prisoners in the entire jail and 22 prisoners were injured. There is no news of any casualty so far.
Madhya Pradesh | Barrack wall of Bhind jail collapsed; 22 inmates injured— ANI (@ANI) July 31, 2021
This jail is around 150 years old. Barrack 6 was completely destroyed after its wall collapsed. 22 critically injured inmates rescued & sent to hospital. No casualty reported: Manoj Kumar Singh, SP Bhind pic.twitter.com/B6lHSR7taE
Injured are undergoing treatment
According to the reports, the prisoners had already woken up when the accident happened in the morning. As soon as a soldier saw the plaster of the wall of barrack number 7 falling, he immediately informed his superiors and called his colleagues. During the time that the barracks was opened, it collapsed and collapsed in which 21 prisoners were buried. After this all the prisoners were taken out and the remaining prisoners were shifted to another barracks. At present, the injured are undergoing treatment and there have been no casualties.