Three of a family killed as building collapses in Kochi

Last Updated: Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 13:25

Kochi: A couple and their teenaged daughter were killed when their three-storey house collapsed in heavy rains at nearby Aluva, police said Thursday.

The incident took place as the ground floor of the house
sank after the basement caved in last night. A workshop and flour mill was also operating in the building.

The deceased were identified as Shahjhan (48), his wife
Saifunnesa (34) and daughter Ayesha (13).

The bodies were recovered last night. The couple`s son and some migrant workers managed to escape just as it collapsed, police said.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 13:25

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