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14 feared dead as rains trigger landslide in Arunachal Pradesh

PTI
Published : Jul 11, 2017, 6:52 pm IST
Updated : Jul 11, 2017, 6:55 pm IST

According to Additional Deputy Commissioner Jalash Pertin, chances of finding survivors are dim though rescue operations are on.

Papum Pare has been receiving rains for the past four days. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)
 Papum Pare has been receiving rains for the past four days. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Itanagar: Fourteen people are feared dead in a massive landslide triggered by incessant rains in Arunachal Pradesh's Papum Pare district on Tuesday, a senior official said.

According to Additional Deputy Commissioner Jalash Pertin, chances of finding survivors are dim though rescue operations are on.

He said three dwellings in Laptap village were hit by the landslide around 3.30 pm.

Papum Pare has been receiving rains for the past four days.

Tags: natural calamity, heavy rainfall, landslide
Location: India, Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar