Nation Current Affairs 22 Dec 2017 Cyclone Ockhi: 2 mor ...

Cyclone Ockhi: 2 more bodies found in Kerala

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 22, 2017, 1:50 am IST
Updated Dec 22, 2017, 1:50 am IST
The body in Kannur was found by the rescue fishermen team who set off from Beypore. 
The sea breaches the sea wall as a result of cyclone Ockhi at Chellanam near Kochi on Friday. (Photo: SUNOJ NINAN MATHEW.)
 The sea breaches the sea wall as a result of cyclone Ockhi at Chellanam near Kochi on Friday. (Photo: SUNOJ NINAN MATHEW.)

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Two more bodies of fishermen were retrieved from sea taking the death toll in Ockhi disaster to 74.  One body was found off Androth island in Lakshadweep and the second off Ezhimala coast in Kannur. The body in Kannur was found by the rescue fishermen team who set off from Beypore. 

According to state control room here, the number of missing fishermen stood at 131 as on Thursday.  Across the state 44 bodies are yet to be identified.   Meanwhile MPs from Kerala called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking liberal help for the ockhi victims relief and rehabilitation package. 

 

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Location: India, Kerala




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