Sullia, Aug 20, 2018: Relief and rescue operations were undertaken at Jodupala where a massive land slip was reported recently. Search is on by the NDRF team for the two missing persons. Meanwhile, State Minister for Revenue R V Deshpande visited Jodupala on Sunday and oversaw the rescue operations.
On Sunday several were rescued from the place to safer locations by the NDRF, fire service personnel, Home Guards and volunteers. Residents of over 100 houses in the area have been evacuated to safer places.
Many families are taking shelter at the Sampaje, Kallugundi centres while the rest have preferred to stay in the houses of their relatives. The health check-up of the displaced people are being undertaken.
Meanwhile, in the backdrop of fears of landslide at Ubrala Mavaji in Markanja village, at least two families have locked up their homes and are staying elsewhere
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