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Tree fell on youth in Tamil Nadu, dead

The deceased Iman Augustine, along with his family members, was proceeding to the Church, when a large roadside tree fell on him, they said.


PTI India
Updated: 15-07-2018 16:08 IST

An 18-year-old youth was killed when a huge tree fell on him near Fingerost in nearby Nilgiris district today, police said. The deceased Iman Augustine, along with his family members, was proceeding to the Church, when a large roadside tree fell on him, they said.

He along with a few others, who sustained minor injuries, were taken to the government hospital, they added. However, Iman succumbed before reaching there.

Meanwhile, large trees were uprooted at 17 places on Udhagamandalam-Gudalur highway, including Pykara, Naduvattam, Fingerpost, resulting in disruption of vehicular traffic.

Fire and Rescue Services personnel with the help of police and PWD department officials are on the job to clear the trees and traffic, police said.

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