Mother killed, daughter injured as wall collapses due to rain in Mayurbhanj

26/08/2020 at 10:33 AM

Mayurbhanj, Aug 26: A woman was killed and her daughter was injured after a wall of a house collapsed due to incessant rain in Mahilasuli village under Rurua police limits in the district in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Nandini Munda.

According to reports, both the mother and daughter were sleeping in a thatched house when a portion of the wall collapsed due to heavy rain at around 4 am in the morning.

The villagers rushed to the spot and tried to rescue both of them from the debris.

While Nandini died on the spot, her daughter was immediately rushed to the Karanjia hospital and later was shifted to Keonjhar hospital.

Meanwhile, a youth was killed in a lightning strike in Khiching village in the district. The deceased has been identified as Tapeshwar Naik.

The incident took place when Naik had gobe to wash his vehicle to the Kantakhiri river near the village.

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