12 people including six minors died in two separate landslide incidents in Assam, Cachar and Karimganj district:
Guwahati, June 2: At least 12 people including few minors of two families died in two separate landslide incidents in Assam, Cachar and Karimganj district on Tuesday.
According to the reports, seven people of a family died in a landslide incident triggered by heavy rains that took place at Joypur Kolarpar area in Cachar district along Assam-Manipur border in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Due to incessant rains, a massive landslide occurred at the area and seven people of a family including three minors were buried under a house which was completely sliding down.
Following the incident, local villagers had rushed to the area and informed local police also.
During the rescue operations, local villagers and police had recovered seven bodies from the mud.
The deceased people were identified as 45-year-old Tazimuddin Lashkar, 20-year-old Alia Begum, 18-year-old Alam Uddin, Arif Uddin, 14-year-old Amuna Begum, 12-year-old Sumona Begum and 8-year-old Rehim Uddin.
In another landslide incident, five people of a family killed in Karimganj district.
The incident took place at Kaliganj Karimpur village.
The deceased persons were identified as 57-year-old Ajir Uddin, his wife 40-year-old Rajia Begum, two minor son 10-year-old Aftab Hussain and 7-year-old Anuwar Uddin and daughter 5-year-old Tahera Begum.