Kendujhar: A man was killed while his wife injured critically after a portion of wall of his house collapsed on them at Bedasahi village under Ghasipura block in Keonjhar. The wall weakened due to incessant rain leading to the collapse.
The deceased was identified as Bhaskar Dehuri.
His wife Tilotama Dehuri has been admitted to Anandpur hospital for treatment.
According sources, the incident took place when the elderly couple was sleeping inside their house. A portion of wall of the house collapsed and fell on them.
Hearing noises, some neighbours rushed to the spot and managed to rescue Tilotama.