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Caught on camera: Stadium roof collapses during tractor race in Rajasthan

Jul 30, 2018 11:33 IST
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Over 5,000 people had gathered to see the tractor race at the Aanaz Mandi in Padampur area, which was being held as a part of an annual fair. Hundreds of people climbed over a tin shed, as per the eyewitnesses, saying they couldn’t see the race. As the shed collapsed, stampede ensued leading to a chaos. Local people helped in the rescue. Seven people, who were seriously injured, were referred to a government hospital in Sri Ganganagar. “No loss of life was reported during the the incident. A total of 17 people received injuries, out of which seven received serious injuries,” Sri Ganganagar Superintendent of Police Yogesh Yadav said. Ten others were taken to a government dispensary in Padampura.