Uppunda: Body of 7-yo girl recovered after 48-hour-long search op

06:43 PM Aug 10, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Uppunda: The body of the girl, Sannidhi (7), who fell into a stream from a footbridge at Bijamakki on Monday (August 8) has been recovered on Wednesday (August 10).


The body was found about 500 meters away from the footbridge after a 48-hour-long search operation. The team of 22 persons including firefighters, locals, and swimmer/fisherman Naresh Koderi, were engaged in action.

It can be recalled that on August 8 Sannidhi had slipped from the footbridge and fallen into the stream while returning from school. Due to the force of the water, she was dragged to a distance.

Later, Byndoor Constituency legislator Sukumar Shetty, Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao, Tahsildar Kiran Gorraiah, and other officials visited the spot to inspect rescue operations.


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