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9 people died in massive landslides in Manipur
  Kathmandu, Nepal      July 12 2018


Imphal: At least 9 people including 7 children were died two others missing in massive landslides in three different places in Manipur’s Tamenglong district this morning.

The landslides triggered by torrential rains occurred at Neigailuang, New Salem and Ramgailong in Tamenglong twon in early hours today.

According to the reports, five children of a family killed at New Salem area under Tamenglong ward no 4, while two other children of a family were also carried by muddy water while the family was in deep sleep.

On the other hand, a mother-son duo were adied when their house was swept away by the landslide at neigailuang area under Tamenglong ward no 2.

Locals, Assam Rifles personnel and districts administration are in a war footing to recover two remaining bodies at Ramgailong area and also engaged in rescue operations.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)