Kerala landslide: Death toll mounts to 26, 39 missing, informs NDRF DG

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): The death toll climbed to 26 in massive landslide that occurred in Kerala’s Idukki district, informed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Directorate General, SN Pradhan. “With 9 more bodies recovered from the mound of debris and slush on Saturday (August 08), the casualties in the landslide at a tea estate near Rajamala in Idukki district in Kerala went up to 26 even as rescue personnel, braving inclement weather, continued their search for 39 missing people,” SN Pradhan to ANI. The search and rescue operation still is underway.