The death toll from a devastating landslide caused by heavy rains in Manipur, India, has risen to 34. At least 26 people are still missing.
However, rescue work hampered by rain. Meanwhile, the flood situation in Assam has not changed much.
The death toll from a devastating landslide caused by torrential rains in Manipur, India, on Thursday (June 30th) has risen,
with bodies found every day.
Many are still missing. Most of the casualties were army personnel. The Indian Army,
Assam Rifles, Territorial Army and Central Disaster Force are continuing their efforts to rescue those trapped under the rubble.
However, rescue work hampered due to rain.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh visited the spot on Friday.
The Chief Minister announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to each family of
the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured.
Meanwhile, on Friday (July 1), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in a Twitter post that nine
jawans from her state had died in the Manipur accident.He expressed deep sympathy to the families of the victims.
Meanwhile, the flood situation in Assam, another state in India, has not improved much.
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