Seven killed in landslide in Kodagu

Seven killed in landslide in Kodagu

Agency News

Madikeri, Aug 9 : At least seven people, including three women, were died in two villages due to landslides caused by incessant rains in Kodagu, the hilly district on Friday.

According to official sources while five persons were killed in the landslide in Korangal village in Bhagamandala taluk, another two were found dead in the Tora village in Virajpet taluk.

Meanwhile, the army personnel and the state disaster response force had rescued over 30 persons who were struck in the rising rivers in the district, as many as eight other persons are feared missing, the sources said.

With the incessant rain is lashing out in the district all the rivers and streams are in spate and the district administration had declared holidays to education institutions in the district.(UNI)