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Death count in Barmer's pandal collapse tragedy reaches 21

In Rajasthan's Barmer, the death count due to pandal collapsing has reached 21 people while 100 are reported to be injured. PM Modi and CM Ashok Gehlot have condoled the incident. The pandal collapsed due to strong winds while Ram Katha was underway. Moments before tragedy struck, the religious story narrator (Kathavachak) shouted ‘get out, it’s falling’ to alert the crowd.

Updated : 24 June 2019, 10:54 AM