HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014

10 killed in house collapse due to landslide in Rajouri

PTI   Jammu, September 05, 2014
First Published: 17:43 IST(5/9/2014) | Last Updated: 07:43 IST(6/9/2014)

Ten people were killed and some others feared missing after a house collapsed due to landslide in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.


A house collapsed due to landslide from mountain top triggered by heavy rains in Thana Mandi belt of Rajouri district, a senior police officer told PTI.

Ten people have died and their bodies have been recovered and some are feared missing, he said.

The police and Army besides locals have launched operation to rescue people buried under debris. So far they have recovered ten bodies, he said.

One each person in Sunderbani and Darhal areas have also been killed in flash-floods on Friday, he said.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus

more from Jammu and Kashmir

Chinese army still camping inside Indian territory in Chumar area

The Chinese army is still camping in Indian territory in Ladakh’s Chumar area, 250 km south east of Leh. It has, however, moved back from the original point of transgression. Sources said India had also pushed in an army battalion, comprising about 500 soldiers.

Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved