Death toll in Arunachal Pradesh landslide rises to 5
One Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, among the eight injured in yesterday's landslide in Lower Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, succumbed to his injuries today, raising the death toll to five, a police officer said. Of the eight injured, the condition of two personnel was critical, the officer said. The other six personnel with minor injuries were treated at the hospital. Here's more.
Huge boulder smashed the mini bus carrying 20 ITBP personnel
Four ITBP personnel were killed when a huge boulder, loosened by monsoon rains, rolled down a mountain and hit their vehicle on the Basar-Akajan road in Lower Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh yesterday. The boulder rolled down the mountain slope and smashed the minibus carrying 20 ITBP personnel. This was the second landslide-related incident within five days, raising the death toll to 9.