Manipur landslide: 14 dead, over 60 feared trapped1 July 2022, 5:23 pm
14 people have died while many are still feared trapped inside the debris in Manipur where a massive landslide has caused havoc. According to DGP P Doungel, 23 people were brought out of the debris out of which 14 were found dead, ANI reported. Not confirmed how many are buried but as of now 60 people including villagers, army and railway personnel, and labourers are believed to be buried, DGP Doungel added. Troops of Indian Army Assam Rifles and Territorial Army continued the rescue operations to save the landslide-hit Noney throughout the day. The incident occurred in the general area of Tupul railway station of Noney district, Manipur in spite of inclement weather.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the landslide situation caused due to incessant rainfall in Manipur with Chief Minister N Biren Singh and assured full possible support from the central government.