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Assam: Landslides in Barak Valley Kill 20

G Plus News | June 02, 2020 16:30 hrs

GUWAHATI: Landslides triggered by incessant rains killed around 20 people in Assam’s Barak Valley districts today.

Of the deceased, seven people were from Bolobabazar of Hailakandi district where the landslide hit a tinned house injuring two more.

Seven others were killed in another landslide in Cachar district while 6 more died in Karimganj district.

“Deeply anguished at the loss of lives due to landslides triggered by incessant rain

in Barak valley. I have directed Cachar, Hailakandi & Karimganj district administrations and SDRF to step up rescue, relief operations and facilitate all possible help needed to those affected,” tweeted Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on the incident.

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