Woman, child killed after water tank collapses at Palakkad cattle farm – KERALA – GENERAL
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Woman, child killed after water tank collapses at Palakkad cattle farm – KERALA – GENERAL

Woman, child killed after water tank collapses at Palakkad cattle farm – KERALA – GENERAL

PALAKKAD: A woman and her child died when a water tank of a cattle farm collapsed at Vellinezhi in Cherpulassery. The deceased were Shymili (30), wife of Basudev from West Bengal, and his one-and-a-half-year-old son Sameeram. Shymili and her family worked at a cattle farm in Vellinezhi. The farm belongs to Ratheesh from this area.

Initial reports said the water tank collapsed when a mother and her child were washing their hands from a pipe near the tank after mowing grass for cattle. The tank was built a year ago. Locals who approached the farm at 1 pm saw two dead people. Police and fire brigade reached the spot. The bodies were shifted to Ottappalam Taluk Hospital.