Sree Krishna College student crushed to death under fallen tree in campus

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016,12:58 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thrissur | A student of Sree Krishna College, Guruvayur, was killed and six other students were injured when a tree in the campus was uprooted and fell on them Thursday.

Anusha, a first year BA Economics student, died of injuries sustained as she was crushed under a fallen branch of a huge tree. Other students have been admitted to private hospitals in Thrissur. Two of them were critically injured, and have undergone surgery.

The students were sitting under the tree at around 10 am, when it uprooted by strong wind and fell on them, police said.

A few vehicles parked in the area also were badly damaged.

Calicut University D-Zone arts festival, which the college was hosting, was temporarily halted following the tragic incident.