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Udupi : Mother, child meet watery grave in quarry pit

Udupi : Mother, child meet watery grave in quarry pit

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, April 25, 2017 : A thirty year old woman and her five year old son met a watery grave in a stone quarry pit at Perupade in Padu Alevoor on April 25, Tuesday.


The deceased are Neelamma and her son Hanumanthappa. The tragedy struck when Neelamma was washing clothes. It is believed that Neelamma jumped into the water to rescue her kid who had slipped into the water while  playing.

Neelamma hailed from Aihole. She along with her husband Yamunappa and others lived in Udupi where they worked as labourers.

The bodies of the two were retrieved by local swimmers Munna, Nitesh and Ashok.

Manipal Police have registered a case.

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Comments on this Article
Jayanthi Bhasker, Puttur Tue, April-25-2017, 6:06
The locals residents have to protest against the owners of stone quarry . It is one the exiting problem in the outskirts DK and Uudpi. A tragic incident
Kareem Hasan, Ullal Tue, April-25-2017, 6:03
How sad? Why do people take risk .......
Anuradha Rai, Sullia Tue, April-25-2017, 6:00
why don’t the owners fence the stone queries? So many have died due to accidental fall. Please take action on these people too. there are many in rural limits
Manjunath Aithal, Mangalore Tue, April-25-2017, 5:51
Stone Querry are equally dangerous as the bore wells? So many have died recently. why are the police not acting on the owners of these area
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