Girl student dies, 4 injured as tree falls on them in college

Guruvayoor (Ker): A girl student was today killed and four others were injured when a tree fell on them at the Guruvayoor Sri Krishna College campus in this temple town this morning.

The condition of one of the injured is said to be serious, police said.

The incident occurred when a youth festival of Calicut University was on at the college campus and students from nearby colleges had gathered at the venue inside the college complex.

The deceased, Anusha, a first year degree student, and the injured, all girls, from the Sree Krishna College, were standing near the tree, when it got uprooted and fell on them.

The injured have been admitted to the Amala Medical College Hospital.

Few cars, parked nearby, were also damaged in the incident.