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3 of family injured as hill collapses on house in Athagarh

Athagarh: As incessant rain continues in parts of Odisha under the influence of cyclonic storm Titli, a portion of hill collapsed on a house at Bishnupur under Tigiria police station in Cuttack, leaving three persons of a family injured.

The injured have been identified as Kuna Swain (35), his wife Ranjana (30) and son Litu (17).

The mishap took place when the three were asleep inside the house. The wall of the house caved in after hill collapsed on the house.

Locals informed the fire personnel who rescued the injured and rushed them to Athgarh sub-division hospital. As their condition started deteriorating, they were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.

In a separate incident, three members of family sustained injuries after wall of their house collapsed on them at Madhupur near Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district.

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