Landslide in Manipur: Eight people (including military personnel) from Assam were killed
At least eight people, including one army Jawan, were killed in a massive landslide at the construction site of the Tapal Railroad Yard in the Nony district of Assam, according to Assam’s Cabinet Minister Pijush Hazarika.
The minister said the seven who died in the landslide were part of the construction company’s staff and the other was military Javanese.
Hazarica arrived in Noney, Manipur, to oversee rescue operations. He said the other 12 from Assam, including the railroad technician, are still missing. The state cabinet minister met an injured person being treated at a local hospital.
The death toll in a tragic incident at the Tapalyard Railroad Construction Camp in Manipur increased to 25 on Wednesday night, but 38 are still missing.