May 18, 2022: A factory wall collapses in Morbi, Gujarat, killing 12 workers
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Top News 18 May 2022: A horrific accident happened in Morbi, Gujarat. At least 12 workers were killed when a factory wall collapsed here. Several were seriously injured. The death toll could rise. The issue of oppression of 15 workers is coming up. Confirming the incident, Minister of State Brijesh Marja said that the government stood by the families of the victims and would extend all possible help. The accident took place at a salt factory at Halwad GIDC in Morbi. Top officials have reached the spot. Relief and rescue work continues. The cause of the collision is being investigated. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed regret over the incident. The government has announced financial assistance in rupees. 200,000 to the families of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 for the injured.
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