Young man swept away in drain due to heavy rain in Kannur , dies

Kannur: In heavy rain, a young man’s foot slipped and fell down the drain. Ranjith Kumar, a security employee of a private firm, died in Thalassery

The accident happened on Monday morning in Kannichira. Preliminary assessment is that the foot may have slipped and fell into the unslabbed drain. It is suspected that the accident may have occurred during the journey to work.

The fire force arrived from Thalassery and took out the body. The body was shifted to Thalassery General Hospital. People can walk here safely only if the road is covered with slabs. A similar accident has happened in the area before.