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Truck drivers struck in sand quarry

Around 70 trucks were stranded in the sand reach in Munneru rivulet due to sudden increase of flood watr levels in Krishna district on Saturday. The trucks load the sand from the sand quarry. As usual around 70 trucks reached the sand quarry to upload the sand. All of a sudden Munneru rivulet flood waters surged. Consequently the panicked truck drivers were stranded in the flood water. The rescue teams started the rescue operations to bring back the truck drivers to the safe area with the help of boats. Some boats were pressed into service to rescue the truck drivers struck in the sand reach in Kanchikacharla mandal. About two feet of flood water was flowing towards the Krishna river due to sudden flash floods.

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