Student critical as college asbestos roof breaks

Sambalpur: A plus two student of Kisinda College here sustained grievous injuries after the college peon working on the roof of the college building fell with a piece of broken asbestos sheet into the class room today.

The incident occurred when Harekrushna Pradhan climbed atop the roof to help a mason repair the building. Pradhan fell on Kalyani Bhoi, who was writing her examination paper inside the class room, after asbestos roof broke. The backbone and ribs of Bhoi got fractured.

She was admitted to Burla hospital in a critical condition and later shifted to Cuttack when her condition deteriorated.