Assam: Two Siblings, Minors, Buried Alive in Landslide in Goalpara


Two siblings, minors, were buried alive in a landslide in Assam’s Goalpara town on Thursday after heavy rains triggered a landslide in the area. Their dead bodies have been recovered from the debris.

The side walls of their house collapsed due to the landslide, burying the two minors alive under its debris. The State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) team in Goalpara has recovered their bodies.

Six people have died so far in landslides across Assam in the past three days.

It is to be mentioned that the mighty Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Nimatighat in Jorhat district.

According to officials, embankments, roads, bridges and other infrastructure have been damaged by flood waters in Barpeta, Cachar, Chirang, Dhemaji, Goalpara among other areas.


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