5-yr-old girl dies in wall collapse

Dhenkanal: A five-year-old girl was killed after the wall of her house collapsed on her in Gundurapasi village under Gondia block in Dhenkanal district last night. The mishap occurred when the girl, Itishree Bhoi was fast asleep with her mother inside her house.

As per reports, the wall of her thatched house had become weak due to incessant rain over last two days. On Tuesday night, a portion of the wall fell on the mother-daughter duo leaving the girl unconscious. The woman suffered minor injuries in the mishap.

Although Itishree was rushed to the Gondia Community Healthcare Centre (CHC), doctors declared her brought dead.

While no one from the administration has reached the village yet, locals have demanded compensation for the bereaved family.

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