Two women were killed on Tuesday and five others were injured when they fell into a water tank at a religious site after the sidewalk collapsed in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district, police said.
‘Seven women had gathered at the religious site – ‘Bai Raj Kund’ – on the occasion of Ekadashi. Suddenly the sidewalk collapsed and the women fell into the water tank,” said Dhan Mandi SHO Gopal Chandel.
He said the five injured women have been admitted to a local hospital for treatment and are reportedly stable.
The victims have been identified as Vimala Devi (70) and Sajjan Kanwar (35), he said.
The bodies have been kept in a hospital morgue for post-mortem.
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