Jeypore: An eight-year-old boy was killed after the wall of an abandoned office building collapsed at Lingaraj Nagar in Jeypore of Koraput district today. The identity of the deceased boy is yet to be ascertained.
According to sources, the incident occurred in the morning when the minor boy was playing near the abandoned structure which was earlier the local fund office. The minor was killed on the spot after the wall collapsed on him.
Some passerby, who spotted the minor trapped under the debris, immediately informed the matter to the family members.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body.