KOCHI: A differently-abled person was crushed to death after the compound wall of the Civil Station collapsed under the mass of an uprooted tree at Kakkanad on Monday
The deceased has been identified as Ashraf, 57, of Edathala near Aluva. According to the police officers, Asharaf, a lottery vendor was engaged in his job while wall collapsed on him. Besides demolishing the almost six feet high wall in its wake, the giant tree came crashing down on the bonnet of the car of a dentist, who had a miraculous escape, Thrikkakara police said.
Thrikkakara police have registered a case.