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Himachal: Two killed, four rescued after landslide hits Mandi

ANI  |  Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) [India] 

At least two people have been killed and four rescued from the debris after a landslide hit Himachal Pradesh's Mandi on Sunday.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The details of the victims and injured are awaited.

Deputy Commissioner of Mandi, Sandeep Kadam confirms the death of two people and states "that three vehicles were stranded after the landslide. A bus had also rolled down to nearly 800 meters from the Highway and four people have been rescued from the debris".

"The rain has hampered the rescue operation which is making it tough for the police and home guard," Kadam added.

Rescue operations are underway.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 07:22 IST
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