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Kerala floods: Two-year-old among six killed in rain-hit Kannur

The number of rain-related deaths in the district in the past three days has risen to six as three more deaths, including a two-year-old child, were reported on Saturday.

Published: 11th August 2019 05:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2019 05:49 AM   |  A+A-

People wading through flood waters at Vellimadukunnu in Kozhikode, Kerala on 10 August 2019. (Photo | Manu R Mavelil, EPS)

People wading through flood waters at Vellimadukunnu in Kozhikode, Kerala on 10 August 2019. (Photo | Manu R Mavelil, EPS)

By Express News Service

KANNUR: The number of rain-related deaths in the district in the past three days has risen to six as three more deaths, including a two-year-old child, were reported on Saturday.

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According to the police, Arbin, son of  Nidhin, Punnol Thazhe Vayal, died after falling into a water pit. On Friday night, Puthiya Veettil Padmanabhan, 50, was trampled to death by a wild tusker at Arattukadavu in Cherupuzha panchayat. He was trapped in front of the tusker in the darkness as he was going to his sister’s house nearby.  

On Saturday, Krishnan, 60, of Korom Muthathi, died after falling into a water pit at Korom. One more death was reported as Pulimoottil Devassia, 62, of Kalakkeel of Vayathur, was found dead in a water pit near his house.  

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