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Landslide: 21 families evacuated to safer places

india Updated: Mar 18, 2014 11:18 IST

"Authorities in Baramulla district of north Kashmir have evacuated 21 families to safer places in view of the land slides in the area", officials said.

"21 families were shifted to safe places, including government quarters and school buildings, in Baramulla district during an evacuation conducted under the supervision of the Deputy Commissioner," an official spokesman said.

"The Deputy Commissioner visited Ladi Angan, Banali Boniyar, Bandi and Jal Sheeri areas of Uri in the district and took stock of the evacuation of the people in these land slide hit areas" he said.

" Deputy Commissioner Farooq Ahmad Lone directed the concerned officers to provide all assistance to the affected families and to keep close watch on the situation in these areas" said the spokesman