At least 12 killed in wall collapse in salt packaging factory

19 May 2022
2022-05-19 10:19

A wall collapsed in a salt packaging factory in western India on Wednesday, killing at least 12 workers and injuring another 13. 

The workers stocking salt in bags were found buried in the wall debris in the factory in Morbi district, 215 kilometers west of Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat state. The injuries of 13 workers, mostly fractured bones, were not life-threatening. Authorities are investigating the cause of the wall collapse. Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the deaths as heart-rending.


-- End --