Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the loss of lives in a building collapse incident in Varanasi and directed authorities to provide all possible support to the families of the victims.
After taking stock of the situation, the prime minister instructed the officials to provide proper medical care to the injured.
In a tweet, Varanasi District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inquired about the incident, assured all help, and extended condolences.
"PM @narendramodi called us this morning and enquired about the building collapse in Varanasi. He expressed condolences to the bereaved families and instructed us to provide all possible support to them. He also directed us to provide proper medical care to the injured," he said.
At least two people died and at least six others were injured after an old building near the Kashi Vishwanath Dham collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi today morning.