26 September Monday

12 Missing After Landslide in Kottayam; 3 Houses Swept Away

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Oct 16, 2021

Kanjirapally : 12 persons are reported missing from Kuttikal Village following landslide that swept at least three houses away. According to unconfirmed reports, three bodies have been recovered from the accident site. The District Collector sought army help for rescue operations. Over 50 families have been evacuated and moved to safe shelters.

Widespread damage has been reported in eastern parts of the district. Causeway in Mundakayam is flooded/  KSRTC bus bound for Erattupetta became submerged in Poonjar and . locals  assembled  to rescue passengers inside. Following landslide, Kanjirapally town too became water -logged.