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Crocodile strolls into Karnataka village

Crocodile strolls into Karnataka village Sumesh Rajan 4 July 2021 A huge crocodile made a surprise visit to Kogilban village near the resort town of Dandeli in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, on July 1, scaring the wits out of the villagers. The reptile had come out of the nearby Kali river, which meanders through the Kali Tiger Reserve (earlier known as Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve), in the district. Fortunately, it did not attack anyone, nor the humans following it at a distance or those taking videos of it. The crocodile walked at a leisurely pace and did not even bother the stray dogs that came near it. The villagers contacted the forest department officials who rushed to the spot and captured it, before releasing it unharmed into the river. According to wildlife officials, Kali river has a sizable population of crocodiles. Keeping that in mind, a crocodile park has been set up in Dandeli.

Man saves infant swept off in flash flood


Man saves infant swept off in flash flood

 

Heavy rains cause flash floods in Mumbai in which a child is swept away and saved by a man.

Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai the commercial capital of India since August 4, 2020, and a red alert had been sounded for the same.

 

The city received over 150 millimetres of rainfall in 24 hours following which low-lying areas got flooded and drains were overflowing.

 

A video that has gone viral in the social media, shows a child being swept away along with flotsams in one such flash flood in a drain along hutments at Santacruz, a suburb of Mumbai.

 

Residents are aghast at the sight and shout for help.

 

A young man jumps into the gushing flood water and quickly picks by the child, rescuing him from sure death. He then hands over the traumatised child to the residents. 



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