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20 hurt as roof comes down while watching Dusshera festivities

Twenty people were injured on Monday when the roof of a house collapsed at Ajnala near here while they were watching Dusshera celebrations, police said.

india Updated: Sep 28, 2009 20:53 IST

Twenty people were injured on Monday when the roof of a house collapsed at Ajnala near Amritsar while they were watching Dusshera celebrations, police said.

Police said the roof of the house of Desa Singh, where dozens of people had gathered to watch the effigy of Ravana being burnt at Parade Ground, came crashing down.

Twenty people were injured in the incident in Ajnala, 25 km from Amritsar, including one or two with minor fractures, police said.