1 killed, 3 taken ill after mound of earth collapses on them in UP's Kaushambi

Updated: Jun 3 2023 8:31AM

Kaushambi (UP), Jun 3 (PTI) A 40-year-old woman was killed and three others were taken ill as a mound of earth they were digging for household work collapsed on them in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred within the Kokhraj police station limits, they added.

Natthi Devi (40) and three other women hailing from Kasia Pashchim village had gone to fetch mud from outside the village on Friday for painting a house when the mound they were digging collapsed on them, Kokhraj Station House Officer (SHO) Vinod Kumar Maurya said.