Rescue operations underway
Rescue operations underway|EastMojo image

Arunachal: 4 more killed in landslide in Itanagar; total 8 so far today

Police, SDRF teams have retrieved 3 bodies till filling of report; efforts are on to retrieve the remaining one

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Itanagar: Due to incessant rainfall, a landslide killed four persons at Modi Rijo village in 6 Kilo area of Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday. 

The incident happened on Friday afternoon in which one person also got injured, informed Capital Complex SP Tumme Amo. 

The landslide was trigger by incessant rainfall
The landslide was trigger by incessant rainfall EastMojo image

"The police and SDRF team have retrieved 3 dead bodies (till filling of the report) and efforts are being made to retrieve one more body," said the SP. 

Earlier on Friday, four of a family were buried alive in a landslide, triggered by incessant rains, in Tigdo village near Itanagar under Papumpare district of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday. Official sources say that the incident occurred around 2 am.

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