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12 Dead as wall collapses at salt factory in Morbi, Gujarat

According to media reports, many more labourers are likely to be trapped under the debris of the wall.

12 Dead as wall collapses at salt factory in Morbi, Gujarat
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least 12 labourers were killed after a wall of a salt factory in Morbi's Halvad GIDC collapsed on Wednesday.

According to media reports, many more labourers are likely to be trapped under the debris of the wall.

"12 people have died after an incident happened at Sagar Salt Factory in Halvad GIDC. Government stands with the families of the deceased," State Minister Brijesh Merja said.

He added that 90 per cent of the rescue operation has been completed, but it is not yet clear what caused the wall collapse.

It is a matter of investigation, which will be done by the police. Soon the state government will announce compensation for the family members of the victims, he said.

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