Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, a 70-year-old man was killed and her wife sustained critical injuries in wall collapse following heavy rain at Beusahi village under Anandpur police limits in Keonjhar district late last night.
The deceased has been identified as Bhaskar Dehury.
The incident took place when Bhaskar and his wife Tilottama (62) were asleep, a wall of the house collapsed on them due to incessant rain late last night. Though family members rushed both of them to Anandapur Sub-Divisional Hospital, Bhaskar was declared brought dead at the hospital. Critically-injured Tilottama was undergoing treatment till last report came in.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and started investigation into the incident.