Kerala: Landslide near Munnar kills 5; many injured
7, Aug 2020, 1:54 PM
Munnar (Kerala): Five tea estate workers were killed in a major landslide and many others were injured in Kerala's Munnar. The landslide hit Rajamala, near Munnar where around 80 tea estate workers are feared trapped.
Police and fire service personnel rushed to the spot and the district administration has asked hospitals in the region to stay prepared. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has contacted the Indian Air Force (IAF) seeking its helicopter for the rescue mission in Idukki.