Lucky escape for Vasco family as house collapses due to heavy rains

A family had a lucky escape when their house collapsed due to heavy rains at Kira Tollem in Bhutebhat-Vasco.
Ana Pereira and her son, Gregorio, were asleep in the hall when they heard some noise in the wee hours of Wednesday.
They rushed out of the house and minutes later, the roof came crashing down.
On hearing the news, Vasco MLA and KTC chairman Carlos Almeida rushed to the site along with Mormugao Deputy Collector Gaurish Shankwalkar and provided the family with immediate relief of Rs 3000 from the Mamlatdar’s Emergency Relief Fund.
Almeida said he had also provided the family with tarpaulin to cover the roof. “I will also give them additional amount from the Chief Minister’s fund,” said Almeida. [H]