Crematorium roof collapses in Uttar Pradesh; CM Yogi Adityanath orders investigation

In a tragic incident, at least 21 people were killed and several others injured after the roof of a shelter at a cremation ground in Uttar Pradesh's Muradnagar collapsed. This happened due to heavy rainfall in that area.
Most of the people were present at the crematorium to attend a funeral, while some were present to take shelter from the heavy rains. Over 40 people, who were trapped inside the debris, were rescued by the State authorities.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took cognizance of the incident and ordered a thorough investigation in the matter. He further paid condolences to the deceased and extended help to those affected.