2 of media team missing

Two members of a media team that was returning after covering the floods in Kottayam were reported missing on Monday after the boat on which they were travelling capsized near Kaduthuruthy.

A rescue operation was mounted to trace Saji, local correspondent of the Mathrubhumi news channel, and Bibin, driver, who went missing. Navy divers reached the spot, but the operation had to be called off by nightfall. Mathrubhumi News reporter K.B. Sreedharan and cameraman Abhilash who were rescued had been hospitalised. The accident occurred when they were returning after covering the flood situation at Ezhumathuruthu, near Kaduthuruthy.

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