Udupi: Three persons were buried alive when they were constructing a well at Kadekar village near here on Monday.
Three persons, identified as Ratnakara, Gopala and Sundar from Pethri village near Brahmavar, and considered as experts in digging wells, were constructing a well at Rayarathota in Kadekar village. But, suddenly the mud at the top of the well caved in at about 5.15 p.m. They got buried under the well and died. The bodies were recovered by using an earthmover.