Huge rock falls on Idukki dam; Suffers minor damage

Idukki: The Idukki dam suffered minor damage after huge chunks of rock fell off from the Kuravan hills near which the dam is situated. The chunks of rock fell near the guard room below the dam. No casualties have been reported.A major mishap was averted as nobody was there at the base of the dam when the rocks fell off from the hill. As it was a holiday, several tourists were supposed to visit the place Policemen and dam employees also used to conduct inspection from the guard room at the time when the rocks fell.The ladder and the protection walls of the gallery have been destroyed in the incident.

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