Mangaluru: Three die in Landslide at Farangipet

Mangaluru: Three persons were buried alive in a landslide at a construction site near the Gram Panchayat Building at Faranagipet here, on July 14.

The deceased have been identified as Karikol, Milon and Maimilol. They were all natives of North India.

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According to police, the incident took place when the labourers were working at a construction site belonging to Sayed Bava Builders, which was constructing a commercial building at Farangipet. Soil on the edge of excavated area collapsed on 6 labourers working below. The locals, rescue team and the police reached the spot and rescued three persons from the rubble while three of them were buried alive, 2 bodies have been recovered and operations are on to recover the third one.

Superintendent of Police Dr Sharanappa also reached the spot for further investigation.

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