A woman and her four children were killed in a wall collapse in Wajid Khel locality on Friday, a senior official said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the incident and announced financial assistance of Rs. 4 lakh to the bereaved family, an official spokesman said in Lucknow.
District Magistrate, Shahjahanpur, Indra Vikram Singh, said Shabnam (42) was sleeping with her children Ruby (20) Shahbaz (5), Chandini (3) and Sahib (8) when the incident took place.
Another son Sahil (15) also received serious injuries and has been hospitalised, the DM said.
The bodies have been sent for postmortem.