Guwahati: Man succumbs to injuries after being hit by landslide
GUWAHATI: A severely injured man succumbed to his injuries after he was hurt in a landslide at Gorchuk’s Katahbari area.
The man, identified as Narayan Saha was a resident of Bethani Hill.
According to reports, at around 9 a.m. this morning, a huge rock fell on Saha’s home from an adjacent hill. Saha, who was at his residence when the incident occurred, was severely injured and was taken to Gauhati Medical College & Hospital (GMCH), but was declared dead by doctors.
Saha is succeeded by his wife and son.
It should be noted that the Assam government has banned excavation of land and extraction/blasting of stone within Kamrup Metropolitan District in light of the present monsoon season because of possibilities of landslides and for greater public interest.