Landslides in Jammu and Kashmir : 2 dead and 7 killed in a house collapse - RNews1 Network

Landslides in Jammu and Kashmir : 2 dead and 7 killed in a house collapse

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Srinagar : Due to heavy rains at Diwalkund in Jammu kashmir on Friday, Nine people were killed in incidents of house collapse and landslide. In the incident Seven members of a family were killed when their house collapsed following incessant rain in the hilly Doda district of Jammu region.

"The house of Jodh Ram, a resident of Diwalkund in Dessa belt of the district, collapsed today because of heavy rains in the area," Senior Superintendent of Police (Doda) Javed Naseeb Manhas said.

"The incident has taken place at a very remote and inaccessible area. We have rushed a police team to the spot. So far we have not recovered anybody but we fear that the all the inmates might have died in the mishap," he said.

He said police and army have launched a rescue operation, but initial reports suggest that the inmates of the house would not have survived. State disaster management teams have been rushed to the inaccessible hilly village, he added.



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