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26 September 2019

Pramod Kumar Das


Balasore: A 12-year-old girl was killed in a wall collapse that occurred in Bajipur village under Bahanaga block here on early Thursday morning. The entire district has been lashed with incessant rains for last two days.

Deceased Twinkle Nayak with her sister Priyanka and grandmother Subhasini was sleeping in their home when a mud wall adjacent to them collapsed.

All three of them were injured with Twinkle suffering from severe wounds. She was first taken to Gopalpur hospital and then later shifted to Balasore as her condition worsened. However, the doctor declared Twinkle ‘brought dead’.

Balasore was among 13 other districts which had received intense rainfall warning. A cyclonic circulation over west-central and adjoining the southwest Bay of Bengal off south Andhra has been triggering torrential spells of rainfall across the state since September 24.