Woman dies after ceiling of house collapsed on her in Kannur

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Kannur: A woman died after the ceiling of house collapsed on her on Monday here. The deceased was identified as Vasantha (60). Her son Shibu also was injured in the incident.

Vasantha died on the spot after the wooden ceiling, along with the belongings from the upstairs collapsed on her while she was asleep in her room on the ground floor.

The fire force and the police recovered the body from the debris after hours-long effort. It was also concluded that the ceiling collapsed as its wooden beam was damaged due to age.

Shibu, who was asleep upstairs sustained minor injuries on head and was admitted to the hospital. The husband of the deceased, and another son were also present in the house while the accident happened.

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