Two children buried alive as wall collapses amid heavy rains in kuddur

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

Two children aged four and three years were buried alive while two women injured when part of the wall of their sheet house collapsed on them due to heavy rain near Kudlu cross in Kudur police station limits in the wee hours of Sunday.

The deceased have been identified as Parbeen sunak,4,and his cousin Ishika,3.

The injured Monisha and her daughter in law Meena have been admitted to the hospital for treatment,while Nikesh who was sleeping in the adjacent room escaped unhurt.

Senior officer told reporters Parbeen had come along with his grandmother Monisha to visit Nikesh and family from Bengaluru.

The victims are from Nepal and Parbeen and Monisha were staying in Bengaluru while Nikesh and Meena working as labourer staying in the sheet house in the far house belonging to Mubin Shariff,with their daughter Ishika.

The incident occurred at around 2.30 am when the partial wall of the cowshed of adjacent house belonging to Ganga Rangamma collapsed on the room where the four people including the two children and women were sleeping.

Due to the impact the two children buried alive while the women were rescued by people who rushed to the spot and pulled out the debris .

The Kudur police reached the spot and shifted the victims to hospital but by then it was too late.The doctors declared the two children as brought dead while Monisha and Meena are being treated and out of danger.

Based on the complaint by Nikesh the police registered a case of death due to negligence against Ganga Rangamma and also against Mubin Shariff for further investigations.