Old man killed due to tree fall

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Udupi, June 11 (UNI) A 78-year-old person was killed when a old tree fell on him at Saalmara in Karkala Taluk the wake of monsoon getting active over the coastal districts of karnataka.

According to revenue officials, the tree fell on the old man when he was walking on the road killing him on spot.

Heavy rains also damaged a house in Mallar in Kaup police limit but no injuries were reported.

With this, the death toll in the district due to rains rose to four this month. On Monday, two persons had died at Bramhagiri in the city and one at Manoor in Kundapura taluk.

Meanwhile, the severe sea erosion was reported at Kaup, Kodi Bengre, Ullal, Kotepura and Someshwar.

The heavy rains was also continued today in the undivided Dakshina Kannada district.

Bhatkal in Uttara Kannada recorded the highest rainfall of 19 cms in the state during the last 24 hours, while Karwar received 10 cms.


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