Manipur landslide: 9 more bodies found from debris, so far 17 dead, 47 missing, rescue operation underway

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Imphal: landslide in manipur (Manipur Landslide) After this, 9 more bodies were pulled out of the debris on Friday. So far 17 people have died in this incident. While 47 people are still said to be missing. Several people were hit by a landslide on Thursday at a railway construction site in None province.

After the rescue operation was halted on Thursday night, the rescue team again started the relief and rescue operation at the spot this morning. Officials said that so far 17 people, including 14 army personnel, two laborers and an unidentified person, have been killed in the landslide incident. This incident of landslide happened due to rain that lasted for weeks.

Manipur DGP told news agency ANI that the search is on for other casualties in this incident. It is not yet known how many people are buried under the rubble.

The landslide incident took place late Wednesday night and early Thursday, where 107 Territorial Army units were deployed for the safety of railway construction workers, who were constructing a railway line from Jiribam to Imphal.

After the landslide incident, the Railways, the local administration and the National and State Disaster Response Forces are engaged in the rescue operation.

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After the landslide incident, the Railways, the local administration and the National and State Disaster Response Forces are engaged in the rescue operation. It has been told in media reports that 43 soldiers of the Territorial Army were present there at the time of the accident.

The President, Prime Minister etc. have also expressed grief over this accident. PM Modi said that he spoke to Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and reviewed the situation arising out of the tragic landslide. They have been assured of all possible help from the Centre. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh himself went to the spot and took stock of the situation.

Tags: Landslide, Manipur

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