Girl killed by falling tree

Monday, Jun 29, 2015,20:58 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | A 15- year-old plus-one girl student was killed at Kambil near Narath when a huge tree fell on her head while she was riding pillion with her brother.
According to police, the deceased was identified as B Nahadha (15), daughter of Thaha of Pattayam near Kolachery under Mayill Police Limits.
She was returning after the admission procedure for plus one at Valapatnam High School to her house along with brother Afsal in their motor cycle.
A huge tree, inside the plot belonging to one Balagopalan, got  uprooted in the strong rains and winds that lashed across the district around 0230 hrs and fell upon the moving bike at Mayil near Primary Health Centre (PHC) on Mayil- Kambil road.
Nahadaha, who was sitting behind her brother, suffered serious head injuries and died on the spot while her brother escaped unhurt. The body was shifted to Koyili Hospital and later the body was handed over to family without post-mortem, according to the consent of district administration.