Deogarh: In a tragic incident, a minor girl died and four others sustained critical injuries after the wall of Rengalbeda Sevashram in Riamala block of Odisha’s Deogarh district collapsed today.
The deceased was identified as Rasmita Pradhan. Three of the injured ones– Kajol Sahu, Kajol Mahare, Ayodhya Penthei and Om Bharti Pradhan– have been admitted to VIMSAR in Burla as their condition deteriorated.
According to reports, the mishap took place when the children were playing this morning. A portion of wall of the sevashram collapsed following which the asbestos fell of them.
Demanding compensation for the families of the victims, locals blocked NH-53 at Rengalbeda.
Police reached the spot to pacify them and have started investigation into the incident.