Thane, Nov 25 (PTI) A 38-year-old woman was killed and her daughter injured when the ceiling of their house collapsed on them at a village in Maharashtra's Thane district on Friday, an official said.
The incident took place in Mharal village in Kalyan taluka in the early hours of the day, he said.
According to the fire brigade, the ceiling of a house in Suryanagar collapsed when the occupants were asleep.
The victim Ranjana Umesh Kamble died on the spot, while her daughter Pragya (18) sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a hospital, the official said.
The other members of the family, who were sleeping in another room, escaped unhurt, he said.
The fire brigade carried out the rescue and relief work at the structure, which was 25 years old, the official added. PTI COR ARU ARU