Kannur | The body of a 15-year-old boy who was swept away in Chemperi River near Kudiyanmala last evening was fished out this morning five km away from the accident spot.
According to police, the body of Jose K George (15), who was Class 10 student of Mary Queens High School,Kudiyanmala, was recovered by local people around 0930 hrs today.
Jose was missing since 1800 hrs yesterday when he was swept away in Chemberi River while attempting to retrieve a football that fell into the water while playing along with friends at Naduvil near Kudiyanmala.
Fire force, Police personnel and local divers conducted search operation since last evening but the body was recovered only today and it was sent for post-mortem to Pariyaram Medical College Hospital.
As many as nine persons were killed due to heavy rains that had lashed since June five and crops cultivated in 465 hectare of land in 132 villages were also damaged. So far 416 houses were damaged and 8 destroyed in natural calamities.
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