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Body of Padubidri school girl who was washed away in floods traced

Body of Padubidri school girl who was washed away in floods traced

Mangalore Today News Network

Padubidri, May 30, 2018:  The body of a nine year old girl who was  washed away in flood waters  here on May 29, was found on Wednesday morning.



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The girl Nidhi Acharya was a fourth student of SBVP Higher Primary School and daughter of Umesh Acharya and Asha couple of Padebettu. Nidhi and another girl  Nisha were returning home  from their school at 3 pm on Tuesday in their bicycle when both  were washed away  while crossing a mini bridge at Patla  near Ermal Tenka Padebettu.   Nisha who had managed to hold on to some sticks later raised a cry following which she was rescued by  locals. However, Nidhi could not be traced. Her body was subsequently found  on Wednesday morning.

Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis visited the family of the deceased girl and consoled the grieving family members. A compensation of Rs 4 lakh has also been announced

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