Three die as wall collapses following rains

Rourkela: Two persons, including a woman and a girl, were killed as wall collapses here following heavy rains triggered by norwester.

In another incident, a 24-year-old woman died due to collapse of a mud wall following heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds in Balasore district on Thursday evening, police said.

The woman identified as Sumati Das (24) of Chandansia village under Baharda Gram Panchayat died as the mud wall of her house was one among the affected in this district.

Though official report of damage are still awaited at the district headquarters, train services in between Amarda-Basta rail station in the South Eastern Railway were effected for some time as uprooted trees fell on the rail track, said a railway official.