Three of a family washed away in Cauvery river  11/22/2020 18:37:23 

A woman and her two children were washed away in River Cauvery at Alampadi near Hogenekkal here.

While the womans body has been retrieved, search is on for the children.

According to police, Riyazudeen of Salem visited Hogenekkal with his wife Abitha (38) and children Fathima (14) and Rabaz (9) on Sunday. They ventured into the river for bathing at Alampadi. As they moved deep into the river, Abitha and children were washed away. After Riyazudeens attempts to rescue them went in vain, he reported to Hogenekkal police.

Police, and fire and rescue services personnel launched a search operation and recovered the body of Abitha.

Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism

Dear subscriber,

Thank you!

Your support for our journalism is invaluable. Its a support for truth and fairness in journalism. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings.

The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. At this difficult time, it becomes even more important that we have access to information that has a bearing on our health and well-being, our lives, and livelihoods. As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler.

We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Suresh Nambath

« Go back