Manipur Landslide: Assam State Government Dispatches Pijush Hazarica to Oversee Rescue Operations

Manipur Landslide: Assam State Government Dispatches Pijush Hazarica to Oversee Rescue Operations

“I was saddened to learn that one from Morigaon died, five were treated, and 16 were missing due to a Manipur landslide. Cabinet colleague Shri @Pijush_hazarika said. We will arrive in Manipur as soon as possible to coordinate rescue operations. “Minister Himanta Biswa Salma tweeted Friday.

A large landslide near a railroad construction camp in the Noney district of Manipur reportedly left a total of 17 workers from Assam’s Morigaon missing on June 30. ing.

In addition to this, at least 14 people have died and some are afraid to be trapped in the landslide-induced debris early Thursday morning.

“It turns out that at least 23 people have been taken out of the debris, 14 of whom have died,” ANI quoted from Manipur Police Commissioner (DGP) PDoungel.

The Indian Army Assam Rifles and the Army of the Territorial Forces are conducting rescue operations in the general area of ​​the Tuple Railway Station to save the affected.

According to reports, a team of locals from the Indian Railways, Civil Administration, NDRF, SDRF, and Nonnie districts are also actively contributing to the investigation.