A youth has reportedly been washed away in the Adyar river when he slipped and fell into it at Ekkaduthangal on Sunday.
Venkatesh of Jafferkhanpet was watching the gushing water flowing in the river along with two of his friends from an old bridge near Kasi Theater when the three of them slipped and fell. Residents managed to pull out two of them, while there was no sign of Venkatesh. Firemen and policemen from Kumaran Nagar police station are searching for Venkatesh.
A residential building on Wall Tax Road in Edapalayam in ward number 59 collapsed on Sunday.
No one was injured. The building, with ground plus one floor covering 1,500 sq ft, had no occupants, a source said here on Sunday.