Jeypore: An eight-year-old minor boy was killed and four adults were seriously injured in a roof collapse incident at Bariniput yesterday evening.
The eight-year-old boy identified as Aser Khara succumbed to his injuries while he was being shifted to the hospital. He was declared brought dead by the attending doctors at the District Headquarters Hospital in Jeypore.
The injured identified as Rasmita Khara(35), Nitubagh(23), and Darjamani Bagh(60) were immediately rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital at Jeypore.
As per reports, the aforementioned persons including the deceased minor boy were removing bricks from an abandoned house in front of the Jagannath temple at Bariniput under Jeypore block in Koraput district yesterday evening when the roof of the house collapsed on them.
They were rescued with the help of personnel from the Fire Service, Police, and ODRAF.
According to the latest reports, two of the injured have been shifted to the Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital at Koraput as their condition deteriorated.