Two other members of the family, who got injured, were rushed to a nearby government hospital.

Five of a family killed on the spot in building collapse in Andhra
news Death Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:31

Five persons from the same family died on the spot when their house collapsed due to heavy rains in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.

The incident occurred in Utchalavaram Village, Mydukur mandal at 4:30 am on Tuesday.

Angampally Chinna Gurappa (55), his wife Chandramma (50), their daughter and two grandsons, died in the collapse.

Two other members of the family, who got injured, were rushed to a nearby government hospital.Gurrapa hails from Mythukuru village in Kadapa district.

The building, which is the official quarters for government employees, was constructed in 1985 by the state government. However, the building was not maintained well and collapsed due to heavy rains.

Talking to The News Minute, Y. Venkateshwarlu, Urban Inspector, Mydukur, said, “The house consisted of one room which had mud roofing. Due to heavy rain since last night, the roof collapsed and Gurappa along with his wife, daughter and two grandsons died on the spot. Their two relatives escaped with injuries and are getting treated in Proddatur government hospital.

Chinna Narayana, son of the deceased Gurappa, lodged a complaint on Tuesday at Mydukur urban police station and an accident case has been registered under Section 174 CrPC.

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