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2 Killed, 3 Missing In Landslide At Thodupuzha In Idukki; Search Operations Underway

A rescue operation is on to trace the missing persons. The hilly regions of Kerala have been receiving heavy rains for the last two days.

Rescue operations underway after a landslide was triggered by heavy rains during ongoing monsoon season, at Kanjar village in Kerala's Idukki district, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Rescue operations underway after a landslide was triggered by heavy rains during ongoing monsoon season, at Kanjar village in Kerala’s Idukki district, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (PTI Photo)

Idukki: At least two people died and three went missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rains hit their house at a village in this district in the wee hours of Monday, police said.

The incident was reported from Kanjar village near Thodupuzha, police said. They said the tragedy hit the family at around 2.30 am. Bodies of two persons have been recovered by the rescue personnel, police added.

A rescue operation is on to trace the missing persons. The hilly regions of Kerala have been receiving heavy rains for the last two days.

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