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Three persons of a family killed in sunshade collapse

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UNFORTUNATE: The concrete sunshade near Rajapalayam, which collapsed on Friday.
UNFORTUNATE: The concrete sunshade near Rajapalayam, which collapsed on Friday.

Staff Reporter

RAJAPALAYAM: Three members of a family, including a three-year-old girl, Azhageswari, were crushed to death when a concrete sunshade slab collapsed near here in the wee hours of Friday.

The police said a farm labourer, R. Guruvaiah (37), his wife, Krishnammal, and their daughter were sleeping under the sunshade outside their house. The 15 feet by 3 feet slab of the over two-decade-old house gave in. The incident took place when they were fast asleep at around 2.30 a.m.

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