Manipur:  9 including 8 children killed  in a massive landslide in Tamenglong

Imphal

Nine people, including eight children, were reportedly killed after a landslide hit three different places in the Tamenglong district in Manipur.

The deceased children included five siblings who were killed in a landslide in New Salem, Tamenglong ward number 4, according to a news report.

Two other siblings were killed in another landslide that occurred nearby, and a mother and her child died when their house was in Neigailuang, Tamenglong ward number 2, was washed away.

Manipur:  9 including 8 children killed  in a massive landslide in Tamenglong

Deputy Commissioner Tamenglong, Ravinder Singh said that the district police and the district administration are in a war footing to recover the two remaining bodies in Ramgailong, Tamenglong ward number 3.

Manipur:  9 including 8 children killed  in a massive landslide in Tamenglong

Local authorities were reportedly seen helping people in the area restore normalcy and efforts were on to retrieve all the bodies.

More details awaited ……….

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