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Wedding celebrations turned tragic after thirteen people died as they fell into a well at a wedding in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh. The thirteen deceased include seven women and six girls. There was a one-year-old infant and a 10-year old girl among the dead.

The incident was reported in Naurangiya Tola village on Wednesday evening at around 8.30 pm. They have gathered there for prayer at the Haldi ceremony. They were sitting on the slab covering the well which later collapsed under their weight.

11 people died on the spot and 2 succumbed at the hospital.

District Magistrate Maharajganj S Rajalingam has announced an ex-gratia of ₹ 4 lakh to the family of each person killed in the incident.

Rescue operations are still not closed and the incident is being probed. Appropriate action will be taken in the matter,” said the DM on Wednesday evening.

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