At least nine people, including seven children, have died after massive landslides hit three different places in Manipur’s Tamenlong district this morning.
The landslides were triggered by torrential rains at Tamenlong’s Neigailuang, New Salem and Ramgailong.
Five children of a family were killed in New Salem area under Tamenlong’s ward number 4, while two other children were also swiped away by the muddy water during wee hours.
A mother and son duo belonging to Tamenlong’s ward number 2 was also killed after their house was swept away by the landslide.
The locals, Assam Rifles personnel and the district administration are currently on a rescue mission and recovering dead bodies near Ramgailong area.
News credit : Indiatoday