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Two civilians killed, five IB men among many feared trapped in Arunachal Pradesh landslide

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 July 2016, 21:30 IST

Five officials of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) are reported missing after landslide and torrential rains today hit Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh.


Officials said the incident was reported around noon after a IB hut in the area was hit by a landlside. At least two people have been reported killed in the area due to the natural disaster.


A team of 30 Indo-Tibentan Border Police (ITBP) force personnel have reached the affected area and are looking for the missing officials, they said.


West Kameng district Superintendent of Police A Koan had earlier said that the landslide occurred when a small hillock near the Old Inspection Bungalow caved in and buried several houses.

-PTI

First published: 1 July 2016, 21:30 IST
 
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