Kendujhar: A man died while his wife sustained critical injuries at Bedasahi village under Ghasipura block in Keonjhar district after the wall of their house collapsed due to incessant rain late on Monday.
The deceased, identified as Bhaskar Dehuri, died on the spot while his wife, Tilotama Dehuri, has been admitted to Anandpur hospital for treatment.
According to available information, the incident took place late last night when the elderly couple was sleeping inside their house. A portion of wall of the house collapsed and fell on them killing Bhaskar on spot.
Hearing noises, some neighbours rushed to the spot and managed to rescue Tilotama.