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Three die in wall collapse in New Perungalathur

Three persons — a 65-year-old daily wage earner and his two daughters — were crushed to death after a wall from a neighbouring building collapsed on them in New Perungalathur.

The accident occurred on Sunday evening. The names of the victims victims were given as Rajangam, 65, Kala, 41, and Sumithra, 35, a differently abled person. Rajangam was sitting in the front portion of his house and talking with his daughters and suddenly a wall of poorly maintained building in the neighbouring plot collapsed on them.

Sumithra died on the spot while Rajangam and Kala were rushed to the Government Chrompet Hospital and a private hospital but died in the early hours of Monday, the police said.

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Printable version | Sep 19, 2020 2:48:47 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/three-die-in-wall-collapse-in-new-perungalathur/article31388703.ece

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