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Rains wreak havoc in Mysuru: Old man trapped under debris rescued

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Mysuru: A 72-year-old man who was trapped under debris when the roof of his house collapsed following heavy rains at Agrahara here on the night of Wednesday November 17 was rescued by the Fire and Emergency Services Personnel and shifted to a hospital for treatment.

The old man has been identified aa Ramanatha, a bachelor, who was staying alone when the roof of the house collapsed during rains.

In another incident, two shops near St. Joseph’s Cathedral (St Philomena’s Church) in Lashkar Mohalla here also collapsed due to incessant rains. No one was present at the time of the incident.

Another house in Agrahara 4th Cross collapsed and there were no casualties. The residents had moved to another place temporarily when the mishap occurred. The Abhaya rescue team of Mysuru City Corporation arrived at the spot and barricaded the house surroundings.

Meanwhile, the parking area at the premises of Sri Rangacharlu Memorial Town Hall was completely submerged under water, and several roads were flooded across the City with more than 12 houses reported to have been damaged.

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