Landslide at Kerala leaves several killed and many more trapped in Idukki.

Kerala

Rajamalai region of Idukki was hit by a landslide earlier this morning as settlement of tea estate workers got trapped in the event. Rescuers were dispatched on-site and they managed to retrieve at least 15 bodies. They have, however, struggled to rescue around 50 others who are feared to be trapped under the debris in the Idukki region of Kerala.  The event occurred due to torrential rains which led to a cascading landslide in the area, report officials.  Local authorities said that the settlements entrapped were essentially tea estate workers. …

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