Gajapati: At least three persons including an elderly woman were killed in two separate incidents of wall collapse due to heavy rain triggered by cyclone Titli in Gajapati district on Friday.
While two deaths were reported from Gosani block, an elderly woman died in Kashinagar block in the district.
According to available information, the two labourers of a marble factory, who died in Labanyagarh village of Gosani block, hailed from Balasore district. Similarly, the elderly woman killed in the wall collapse was a resident of Dhidingiguda village under Kashinagar block.
A day earlier, a minor girl, Rutu Shabar, died while her sister, Lalita Shabar sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house collapsed and fell on them at Dindiguda village under Gunpur block in Rayagarh district.
Similarly, three persons of a family sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house collapsed on them following a landslide in Bishnupur village under Tigiria police limits in Cuttack district due to the incessant rain triggered by cyclone Titli.