Assam: Landslide claims two lives

GUWAHATI: The monsoon has claimed two more victims including a little girl who was buried alive. Two people were killed in a landslide that occurred in the Kamrup district of Assam. This is the second landslide which has taken lives since the start of the monsoon. The deceased have been identified as Nurjahan Begum (11) of Nizorapar and Manik Chandra Rabha (71) of Hemgiri Path of South Sarania hills.

The personnel of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), police and officials of the district administration later arrived for rescue operations.The families of the deceased will receive ex gratia of Rs 4 lakhs announced the district administration.

(Agencies)

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