Breach in right canal of Indravati reservoir inundates Pandi village

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Kalahandi: A breach in right canal of Indravati reservoir in Jaipatna block of Kalahandi district caused large scale flooding in Pandi village last night.

According to sources, the incident took place at around 2 am when the residents of Pandi village spotted water entering their village. Later, they found a 20-feet breach in the canal.

The villagers then informed the authorities about it following which a gate of the reservoir was shut.

While the village is surrounded by water after the incident, over hundreds of acres of farmlands were damaged by water and silt.

Reportedly, a team of engineers has reached the spot.

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