Youth dies after roof of house collapses over him in Thrippunithura
Thrippunithura: A youth in Thrippunithura died tragically after a concrete rooftop collapsed over his head, while a house was being demolished. The deceased was identified as Thammanam native Sijo. The incident happened on Monday afternoon in Harish’s house near East Fort in Thrippunithura.
Sijo was the contractor-in-charge for the house demolition. Neighbours said that Sijo was working at the site for the past few days. He was alone on the day that the incident happened.
Locals opined that the accident might have taken place after he returned from lunch at 1 pm. They also added that nobody knew of the incident and the body was found lying under the concrete debris by another worker.
Later police and fire and rescue service workers arrived and took out Sijo from under the debris. Even though he was taken to hospital immediately, he was declared brought dead.