IMPHAL, Nov 28 - Around 10 persons had a narrow escape after a temporary structure housing around 37 stalls inside the Manipur Sangai Festival venue at the Manipur Trade and Expo Centre at Lamboikhongnangkhong in Imphal West district collapsed last night.
The structure housing 37 government stalls collapsed around 11 pm on Wednesday, but no casualty was reported as it happened after the end of the day�s programme. The structure was re-erected on Thursday, officials said.
According to the women who halted for the night there, the structure collapsed without any disturbance. They blamed poor workmanship for the incident. The Manipur Sangai Festival commenced from November 24 and is due to close on November 30.