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5 members of family killed in Mirzapur house collapse
Five members of a family died here in their sleep after the roof of their house collapsed here early Wednesday, police said. The incident happened around 3 am in the Choti Gudri area.
The victims -- Umashankar (50), his wife Gudia (48); their sons Saurabh (18), Subham (22); and daughter Sandhya (20) -- used to live in a rented accommodation, police said, adding it was an old building.
Police said they were informed about the incident by a neighbour of the victim family after they heard a loud noise.
Five bodies were recovered from the debris, they added.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the loss of lives in the incident.
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