CHENNAI: Two people died and two others suffered injuries when the roof of a restaurant at Ekattur on the Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) in Chennai collapsed on Sunday evening.

Police said the restaurant building’s roof collapsed after an under construction wall on the second floor of an adjacent building fell on it due to heavy rain.

The deceased were identified as Vignesh, 24, and Jawahar Perumal, 28, who were working at the restaurant. The injured — Kanakaraj and Ravikumar — were also employees at the restaurant, police said.

Passersby rescued Kanakaraj and Ravikumar from the debris and sent to hospital.

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Source: TOI-Che