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In Chembur, again, a falling tree kills woman

DNMUM402631 | 12/8/2017 | Author : Team DNA | WC :282 | Mumbai

BMC says fungus on gulmohar’s roots caused fall

Mumbai: On Thursday, a 45-year-old woman lost her life after a gulmohar tree fell on her in Chembur. Sharda Sahdev Godeshwar was sitting on a bench when the incident occurred, and she was rushed to Shatabdi Hospital but was declared dead before admission. The Govandi police have registered a case of accidental death.
Less than five month ago, again in Chembur, 57-year-old Kanchan Nath died after a coconut tree fell on her on 22 July. Nath, a former anchor with Doordarshan, was out for a morning walk when the mishap occurred.
Godeshwar, a resident of Gautam Nagar in Chembur, was a maid and was on her way to work. “Few locals saw her sitting on a bench in the garden with her earphones on,” said police sub-inspector Anil Shelke of
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