Krishna district: 150 lorries, JCBs trapped in Krishna River
150 lorries and JCBs which went into Krishna River to load sand on Friday night have trapped due to flash floods at Chevitikallu sand ramp in Kanchikacherla mandal in Krishna district. Locals alleged that officials have released the water into the river without prior intimation.
However, lorry drivers were able to rescue themselves. But considerable number of cleaners and workers, who are sleeping in lorries and tractors were trapped. Efforts are going on to bring them to the shore using boats. Vehicles are still stranded in water when the last reports came in.