Chabbewal: A mother and her son died as a mango tree fell upon them in the thunderstorm last evening in the Kandi area near Bichhoyi village. However, her husband and 2 other children survived.
As per information received, the brother of deceased woman said that his sister Suneeta was coming to her maternal home last evening along with her husband and 3 children. He said that they caught a bus from Chabbewal for their village but the bus staff left them at Bichhoyi. He said that they began walking to their village Badiya Khurd and in the meanwhile, thunderstorm came and a mango tree fell upon his sister Suneeta and her 14 months old son. Both of them died on the spot.
The dead bodies have been kept at Mortuary of Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur for postmortem.