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Revenue Minister R V Deshpande visits Jodupala land slip site

Revenue Minister R V Deshpande visits Jodupala land slip site

Mangalore Today News Network

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.


R V Deshpande

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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