7 killed in collapse of house in Belagavi district of Karnataka.
Seven members of a family died after a house collapsed in the Badal-Ankalgi village in the Belagavi district on Wednesday after heavy rains, police sources said.
Of the seven, five died on the spot and two on the way to the hospital, sources said. Two of the deceased were girls in their eighties, they said.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai expressed his regret over the incident and announced Rs 5 lakh as compensation for each of the victims.
In addition, Bommai advised the minister in charge of the district, Govind Karjol, to visit the site on Thursday and the deputy district commissioner to take all necessary measures.
More details are expected in this regard.