CHENNAI:A 25-year-old cook of a road side eatery was killed after a portion of the compound of AVM Studio-cum-theatre complex on Arcot Road came down in the incessant rains which lashed the city since Saturday evening. Two of his colleagues were seriously injured and are battling for life.
According to sources, the 10-foot high wall came down on the eatery at 9.30 pm trapping three persons including the deceased, identified as Chinna (25) from Sivaganga.
On receiving information, fire and rescue services personnel rushed to the spot and pulled them out and rushed them to the Kilpauk Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Chinna dead on arrival. The injured persons have been identified as Balakrishnan (40) and Karuppiah (44). KK Nagar police have registered a case.