Three of family killed in roof collapse due to heavy rains: Police

Three members of a family were killed and two others injured when the roof of their house collapsed in Brahmani village under Fursatganj police station area here due to heavy rains, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place late Tuesday night when the victims were sleeping in their house , Circle Officer Raj Kumar Singh said.

The injured were rushed to hospital where Saraswati (75), Beena (30) and Raj (14) succumbed to their injuries during the treatment, said Singh, adding the two others, injured in the roof collapse were undergoing treatment.

Tiloi's Sub Divisional Magistrate Sunil Trivedi said the victims will be given financial assistance as per the state government norms.