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Dog saves life of master, family from landslip in Kerala

Press Trust of India  |  Idukki (Ker) 

A pet turned out to be the saviour of its master and his family when the animal woke them up at 3 am, minutes before their house collapsed in a landslip at a hamlet in this high range district of

As 'Rocky' yelped and made disturbing sounds, and his wife woke up and tried to find out what was wrong.

They soon heard a thunderous noise and ran out of their house, only to find to their horror their dwelling unit collapsing at picturesque Keerithode on Thursday, told a television channel.

district is among the places badly hit in the monsoon rains which have triggered landslides and floods in the state since last week.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 18:55 IST