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43 people injured in house collapse

india Updated: Sep 28, 2008 12:15 IST

At least 43 people, who gathered to pay condolences to a berieved family, were injured when the house of the deseased person collapsed in Mizoram-Myanmar border Champhai town, reports reaching said on Sunday.

The reports said that the house caved in on Friday night due to the weight of so many mourners, adding most of the injured persons were taken to Champhai district hospital while one person, whose condition was stated to be serious, was brought to Aizawl Civil Hospital on Saturday.

C Lalngurliana, 42, village council secretary of Kanan locality in Champhai fell ill and died at Khawzawl village while he was being brought to Aizawl for treatment.

His body was brought to his home on Froday night and his house collapsed at around 10 PM, the reports said.