3 die in house collapse as rains batter Chitradurga

3 members of a family were killed when the roof of their house collapsed under the impact of torrential rains lashing the district.

Chitradurga: 3 members of a family were
killed when the roof of their house collapsed under the impact
of torrential rains lashing the district, police said on Wednesday.

2 men and a woman died in the incident that occurred in
Hulikunte village in Challakere taluk last night.

Parts of the districts experienced heavy downpour last
night and standing crops in at least 6 taluks were damaged,
official sources said adding the loss was estimated to be
around Rs 2 crore.

About 350 people of the Kurabnahatti village near
Murugarajendra Mutt were shifted to safer places after a
nearby tank breached flooding the village, the sources said.

A relief centre had been set up to provide shelter to
the displaced villagers, sources said.

PTI

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