Mangalore: Three people died in a landslide in Panchikal in Mangalore. Biju from Palakkad, Santhosh from Alappuzha, and Babu from Kottayam were the tapping workers who died. Johnny, a native of Kannur, was admitted to the hospital with injuries.
The accident took place at Bandwal in Panchikal village of Dakshina Kannada district. Three people were rescued. One of the injured is in critical condition in the hospital.
Heavy rain is continuing in the area. Red alert has been issued in various districts of Maharashtra and Karnataka states. A holiday has been declared for all educational institutions in Udupi and Kotak districts of Karnataka due to continuous rains.