Bhawanipatna: An elderly woman was killed and her daughter-in-law critically injured after a portion of the mud wall of their house collapsed due to incessant rains.
The deceased has been identified as Ranimati Singh (70) and her injured daughter-in-law identified as Yashobanti Singh of Golsalapada village in Kalahandi district.
According to sources, a huge portion of the mud wall caved in trapping the duo under it. Some local pulled them out from under the debris and rushed to the district headquarters hospital in Bhawanipatna.
While the elderly woman was declared brought dead, the injured woman was shifted to Burla hospital in Sambalpur as her health condition turned critical.