Flash flood sweeps away five in Malappuram; three dead
Malappuram: Five persons of a tour group was swept away in Chingakallu waterfalls near Kalikavu here on Saturday. Three bodies were recovered in the search operation launched. Meanwhile, two others were rescued.
Yoosuf, a Parambilpadi native (25), his relative Jubairiya and one-year-old Abeeha drowned to death. Shaheeda and Ajmal were rescued.
A 15-membered gang from Vengara had arrived here to watch the Chingakallu waterfalls. Suddenly flash flood occurred and the water level in the river increased sweeping away the visitors.