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Rescue Workers Recover Bodies From Landslide in Kerala

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Rescue workers recovered the bodies of six people, including four children, who were killed in a landslide in Kokkayar, in the Indian state of Kerala, on October 17, local media reported.

The landslide was caused by heavy rain, which brought flooding and landslides to the state.

Reports citing officials put the total death toll from the region at 23 by October 18.

Footage posted by the SDPI Kerala shows rescue workers at the landslide site.

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi said authorities were working on the ground to assist the injured and affected. Credit: SDPI Kerala via Storyful

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