Nine people, including eight children, were reportedly killed after a landslide hit three different places in the Tamenglong district in Manipur.
The deceased children included five siblings who were killed in a landslide in New Salem, Tamenglong ward number 4, according to a news report.
Two other siblings were killed in another landslide that occurred nearby, and a mother and her child died when their house was in Neigailuang, Tamenglong ward number 2, was washed away.
Deputy Commissioner Tamenglong, Ravinder Singh said that the district police and the district administration are in a war footing to recover the two remaining bodies in Ramgailong, Tamenglong ward number 3.
Local authorities were reportedly seen helping people in the area restore normalcy and efforts were on to retrieve all the bodies.
More details awaited ……….