Several women among 40 injured in house collapse at Poonch: Police

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Several women among 40 people suffered injuries in a house collapse in a village on Thursday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police said that the villagers (mostly women) were attending the customary rituals of a funeral as the male members had gone for the cremation in Poonch district.

The mourners gathered on the rooftop of the house that suddenly collapsed leaving several injured, mostly women, said police.

They added that police party and villagers swung into action and started the rescue operation.

The injured have been rushed to the hospital, said police.

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