Some people came forward when a call was made at a crematorium in Muradnagar town of Ghaziabad last Sunday. So far 25 people have died in the accident.
Some people came forward when a call was made at a crematorium in Muradnagar town of Ghaziabad last Sunday. So far 25 people have died in the accident. The death toll could rise. Many people are now being treated in hospitals. The roof of the crematorium caused a major accident during cremation due to cremation.
At least 25 people were killed and more than a dozen were injured when the roof of a shed collapsed at a crematorium in Muradnagar town, media reported. Those are being treated at the nearest hospital. MMG Hospital said 13 people were being treated at several hospitals in Ghaziabad and Muradnagar. The death toll could rise as the condition of some of the injured is critical.
On the other hand, the police have also registered an FIR in the incident. An FIR was lodged against a government official and a contractor. Executive officers of Muradnagar Municipality were also involved in the case. The shed was built by the municipality a few months ago. The police also named junior engineer Chandrapal, Ashish, supervisor and contractor Ajay Tyagi in the FIR. Simultaneously a case has been filed under sections 304, 337, 338, 427, and 409 of the IPC.
In this regard, the corporation said that at least 100 people were under this shed. When the roof collapsed around half past ten in the morning. He said several bodies were waiting for the funeral when the incident happened.