Indore building collapse: Magisterial inquiry ordered
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Apr 1: The Indore District Collector on Sunday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the building collapse, which claimed 10 lives.
Earlier in the day, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the next kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those injured in this incident.
As many as 10 people were killed after a four-storeyed building collapsed here in Sarwate area on Saturday night.
The building, which hosts a hotel and lodge, collapsed around 9:20 p.m.
As per Indore Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Harinarayan Mishra, a car rammed into the building, which is believed to be extremely old. Soon after the collision, the building collapsed.