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One killed, four injured after iron mast falls on stage at Union Minister's event in Agra

Punjab Tribune Bureau | April 16, 2022 06:24 PM

AGRA: There is news of a major accident during a event in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Union Minister Arjun Meghwal was also participating in this program.

One died in the accident while four were injured after iron mast healed on the stage which lights had been installed came crashing down at event here, police reported.  

According to the information, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal was the chief guest at a program in Bhim Nagri on Friday. 

According to the police, the Union Minister was addressing the people at the time when this incident happened due to the sudden storm, a light stand made of iron fell near the people sitting on the stage.

The deceased has been identified as Rajesh Kumar. The injured were admitted to the nearby hospital.

A person present at the time of the incident says that the light stand fell on the stage where BJP leaders, organizers and other dignitaries were sitting.

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