SignIn
Kerala Kaumudi Online
Sunday, 28 November 2021 1.36 AM IST

Six more bodies found in Kokkayar, death toll mounts to 23

kokkayar

KOTTAYAM: More bodies were found in landslides in Kottayam and Idukki districts. The bodies of six people who went missing in a landslide in Kokkayar in Idukki have also been found. The bodies of four children, a woman and a man were found. With this, the number of deaths due to rains in the state yesterday and today has risen to 23. The bodies of Shaji Chirayil (57), Siyad's wife Fauzia (28), son Amin Siyad (10), daughter Amna Siyad (7), Afzal Faisal (8) and Ahiyan Faisal (4)- sons of Kallupurakkal Faisal were found on Sunday. Three-year-old Sachu Shahil is missing from here. Five of the missing here are children. Seven houses in Kokkayar were completely destroyed in the landslide.

Dog squad and more excavators have been brought here for rescue operations. But the rescue operation was hampered by continuing rains in the area. Despite the rains, rescue operations are progressing in the presence of Dean Kuriakose MP, Vazhoor Soman MLA, district police chief R Karuppasamy, district development commissioner Arjun Pandian and ADM Shyju P Jacob.

At least 10 people have been killed in a landslide in Koottikkal in Kottayam district. The bodies of three people were found yesterday and seven today. The dead included six members of a family, including Martin, 48, Martin's wife Sini, 45, mother Claramma, children Sandra, 14, Sona, 12, and Sneha, 10.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION
TAGS: KOKKAYAR, DEAD BODIES, DEATH, LANDSLIDE, DEAH TOLL
KERALA KAUMUDI EPAPER
TRENDING IN KERALA
TRENDING IN KERALA
X
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.