Sunday, August 13, 2017

At least 46 dead, dozens missing in landslide in India

landslide in India
At least 46 people were killed and 10 missing after a landslide triggered by a cloudburst swept away several vehicles and stretch of a busy highway in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.

Mandi deputy commissioner Sandeep Kadam said a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and army dug through mounds of mud and stones to recover 46 bodies from the site.

The rescuers also pulled out five people alive from the rubble. They were rushed to the zonal hospital at Mandi with severe injuries.

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