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24 May 2018, Edition - 1045, Thursday

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Coimbatore

Decomposed body found near Samanna pumping station

Covai Post Network

Locals found a body in a decomposed state in the Bhavani river in the district on Tuesday.

According to sources, the body of an unidentified 35-year-old man was found near Samanna water pumping station in Mettupalayam. Fishermen in the area altered the police who recovered the body and sent it to Mettupalayam Government Hospital.

The check dam near Samanna pumping station receives water from the Pillur dam which is supplied to residents of Mettupalayam and Tirupur. Locals have demanded emptying the check dam as the water would have been contaminated because of the body decomposition.

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