Boy killed in wall collapse

Staff Reporter

KANCHEEPURAM: Vadivelu (12) of Karapettai was killed and his two friends were injured in wall collapse at Karapettai on Saturday evening.

According to police, the mishap took place around 6 p.m. while sudden downpour took the three boys by surprise when they were playing on an open ground at Aparna Nagar in Karapettai.

They ran towards a compound wall to avoid getting fully drenched in the rain. However, the wall suddenly collapsed, killing Vadivelu on the spot and causing injuries to his friends Dineshkumar and Vasanthakumar.

The Kanchi taluk police have registered a case and are investigating.

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