MP: 25 feared trapped as roof of well collapses at temple; PM Modi expresses anguish
A rescue operation has been launched to save those feared trapped, an official said
The roof of an ancient bavdi' (a large well) situated in a temple collapsed on Thursday during the Ram Navami festival, following which nearly 25 persons are feared to have fallen inside, eyewitnesses said.
A rescue operation has been launched to save those feared trapped, an official said.
An eyewitness said that a large number of people had gathered on the roof of the ancient bavdi and it caved in as it was unable to bear the load.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish at the mishap.
"Extremely pained by the mishap in Indore. Spoke to CM Shivraj Chouhan Ji and took an update on the situation. The state government is spearheading rescue and relief work at a quick pace. My prayers with all those affected and their families," he tweeted.
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