At least 43 killed in monsoon-triggered India landslide

New Delhi (AFP) - At least 43 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police said Sunday.The landslide in Idukki district, around 250 kilometres (155 miles) from Kerala state's capital Thiruvananthapuram, occurred Friday but the ongoing search and rescue efforts have been hampered by torrential downpours.The toll rose to 43 on Sunday afternoon, Idukki district's police chief, R. Karuppasamy, told AFP.Twenty-six of the bodies were recovered on Friday night, a police official said earlier Sunda...


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