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4 of family killed in landslide in Karnataka

PTI | Madikeri | Updated: 09-08-2019 16:35 IST | Created: 09-08-2019 16:35 IST
4 of family killed in landslide in Karnataka

Four members of a family lost their lives and efforts were on to trace a fifth person after their house was hit by landslide at Korangaala village in Kodagu district of Karnataka on Friday, police said. "Four bodies -- three men and one women -- have been recovered from the spot, while efforts are on to trace a fifth member of the family", a police official said.

Life in Kodagu has come to a standstill following pounding rains in the past few days. The famous Bhagamandala temple in the district is surrounded by water.

Madikeri-Kushalnagar connectivity is blocked as the Cauvery river waters flooded the highway. The Bethri bridge connecting Madikeri-Virajpet is flooded, official sources said..


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