Dozens dead in India landslide

Thirty-nine people die in Tamil Nadu in landslide after heavy rain.

    Recent flash floods killed up to 300 people and displaced 2.5 million others in southern India [AFP]

    The officer said that though Ooty is a popular tourist destination, none of those killed or injured were foreigners.

    He said eight injured people have been hospitalised in the region.

    India's June-September monsoon caused severe flooding, killing hundreds of people in southern India.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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