Bhagalkot, Oct 6 : In a rain-havoc incident, three persons of a family were killed when the roof of their house, in which they were sleeping came crashing down, at the Kiresuru village in the district, police said on Sunday.
According to police sources, the incident occurred late last night, following the weakening of the roof of the house which was battered by the incessant rains.
The victims had been identified as Earappa Hadapad (60), his wife Gowravva (55) and their son Ningappa (38).
In the incident, Ningappa’s wife Savitha (28) and daughter Thanu (6) who were sleeping in the other room of the house, were however survived, the sources said.
The security authorities removed the bodies from the debris and a case has been registered.(UNI)