Rajamala disaster: Death toll rises to 49

Idukki: The death toll in the massive landslide that destroyed a row of 20 houses of tea estate workers in Rajamala in Idukki district rose to 49 on Monday with 6 more bodies being retrieved from the debris.

According to the government, 80 people were staying at the spot where the tragedy occurred.

The efforts to find the missing were continuing despite heavy rains.

 

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