Kollam: Majida, native of Mainagappilly and mother of the school sports meet competitor, hit by a hammer. The incident took place last evening during Chavara Sub district school sports meet, when she reached at Sasthamkotta D B College ground to watch her son’s football match. Majida, mother of a STD 6 student, got injured during the competition of Higher Secondary students. The hammer hurled was hit on her head. Majida is now in the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.
Meanwhile, it is alleged that the authorities failed to provide necessary security measures during the match. Afeel, a 16 year old boy was seriously injured by a flying hammer thrown by an athlete in a meet in October 2019 in Pala. He died after 17 days of struggling for life in the hospital. After the mishap, it was decided to strengthen the security measures during the sports competitions.