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Mudslide kills atleast 8 children in India’s remote mountainous northeast

Mudslide kills atleast 8 children in India’s remote mountainous northeast

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains demolished tin-roofed homes on a hillside in northeastern India, killing at least eight children and one woman while they were sleeping, a government official said Wednesday. Some of them were swept away by the floodwaters. Rescuers have reached Tamenglong village to help other residents, said Deputy Commissioner Ravinder Singh. […]

July 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sri Lanka finds more bodies as mudslide deaths reach 151

Sri Lanka finds more bodies as mudslide deaths reach 151

Sri Lankan rescuers on Sunday pulled out more bodies that were buried by enormous mudslides as the death toll in the disaster climbed to 151, with 111 others missing. Although the weather has cleared, more rains are forecast for Monday, threatening to bring further misery to over 100,000 people displaced in western and southern regions […]

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