Children Perish In Wall Collapse

Category: World / Dec 12, 2012 10:25AM EDT
A wall that was being built in eastern New Delhi collapsed on Wednesday (December 12), killing five children and injuring another. The children had been playing near the construction site when the wall gave way. A rescue official at the scene of the accident who wouldn't give his name said that the wall collapsed on six children, five of whom died in hospital. The wall was allegedly under construction. Delhi authorities will investigate the incident. Many Indian buildings do not met safety regulations, with owners building additional floors or amending structures without approval.