Hyderabad, July 23: Six members of two families were killed when a compound wall collapsed on the adjoining huts in MJ Colony of Moula Ali near ECIL in the wee hours of Tuesday.
The deceased have been identified as Padma, Mahadev, Anil, Shiva and Venkataiah. One more child is said to be among the deceased. The GHMC officials who rushed to the spot on getting information could save two children – Avinash and Anusha from under the debris nearly after six hours.
The deceased were daily-wage labourers from neighbouring Ranga Reddy and Mahabubnagar districts.
Revenue Minister Dr N Raghuveera Reddy announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 6.5 lakh to the next of kin of each of the deceased and assured free education to the children who survived the accident.
Union Minister Sarve Satyanarayana and other senior officials visited the spot.