Daijiworld Media Network – Beltangady (EP)
Beltangady, Mar 9: Tree felling proved tragic for three people as they lost their lives in an incident that took place at Patrame here in the afternoon on Tuesday March 9.
A Dhoop tree was being felled near Kayila in Patrame. The broken tree rolled over and fell on five men beneath it.
The deceased have been identified as Prashanth Kumbar (21) and Swasthik Poojary (23) from Patrame and Ganesh (38) from Uppinangady. Two others suffered injuries.
The tree was being cut at a land belonging to Lokaiah Gowda from Kayila. Beltangady police circle inspector Sandesh P G, Dharmasthala police station sub-inspector Pavan Kumar and staff visited the spot.