5-year-old boy dies after wall collapses in Choudwar
Cuttack: A 5-year-old boy was killed and his parents suffered injuries after a wall of their house collapsed in Bharandi village of Choudwar in Cuttack on Saturday night.
The deceased minor identified as Madhu Purty was sleeping along with his parents and two siblings in a thatched house when the mishap occurred.
Madhu’s parents–Tani Purty and Tulsi Purty, who suffered injuries in the incident, were admitted into SCB Medical College and Hospital by the villagers today. Their condition is currently said to be stable.
Police have launched an investigation into the case.
The walls of the mud house collapsed as it had become extremely weak, said sources. The incident occurred days after Nor’wester rain lashed Choudwar and its nearby areas.