08/18/15 12:24 PM

Massive Landslide in Himachal Pradesh; 8 Dead, 10 Injured

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A major landslide that occurred in Kullu of Himachal Pradesh near Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara killed 8 people and injured 10. A huge building sunk when the incident took place. Officials sought help of Gurudwara authorities to find and identify bodies. Eight bodies trapped under the collapsed masses were recovered and search is going on to find if there are anymore, said Rakesh Kanwar, Deputy Commissioner of Kullu. Injured have been admitted to a local hospital and condition of 7 injured is found to be critical. Locals say that more casualities might be possible as many people reside in the building.

 

 

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