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Canal breach floods cultivated land in Mathura

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura 

A breach in the Mat branch of the flooded vast tracts of cultivated land in the city, a said today.

The breach occurred near Kapoorwali Bagichi in the Mant tehsil last night, SDM Mant Varun Pandey said.

The flooding affected potato crop in around 5 acres of land according to a team of the administration. Roughly 30 farmers have been hit by the waterlogging, hesaid.

The breach has been plugged. The affected farmers would be compensated by the government, the SDM added.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 13:50 IST