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Hyderabad’s Charminar Damaged After Stucco Work of Minaret Falls Down

The cause of the incident is yet not know. A team of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will visit the monument on Thursday to probe the cause of the damage.

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Updated:May 2, 2019, 7:59 PM IST
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New Delhi: A portion of the historic Charminar was damaged on Wednesday night after a chunk of the ornamental stucco work of one the minars fell off.

The incident took place at around 11:30 pm when the portion on the Laad Bazar side of the historic monument in Hyderabad broke down. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the incident is yet not know. A team of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will visit the monument on Thursday to probe the cause of the damage.

A video of the incident shows lumps of the concrete lying on the base of the monument.

(With inputs from ANI)

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| Edited by: Sana Fazili
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