Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a man died and his wife and daughter sustained critical injuries as a wall collapsed over them in their house at Bahadua village under the Raibania police station in Balasore district during wee hours of Friday.
The deceased was identified as Rabindra Barik. The injured mother-daughter duo has been admitted to a hospital.
According to reports, the walls of Rabindra’s house had weakened as rainwater had soaked them for the last two days. Rabindra along with his wife and daughter had slept when the wall collapsed over them. Though villager rushed the three to a hospital, doctors declared Rabindra dead there. His wife and daughter are undergoing treatment there.
A pal of gloom has descended in the village following the incident.