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5 injured in landslide in Kupwara

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Five persons were injured today in a landslide in Macchil sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

"Five persons were injured when they came under a landslide at Chontiwari Payeen in Macchil sector this morning," a police official said.

They were rescued by locals and shifted to a nearby army hospital, he said.

"While four persons were discharged after treatment, one person was shifted to a hospital in for further treatment," the official added.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 16:28 IST