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Tripura CM announces ex-gratia for landslide victims

ANI  |  West Tripura, (Tripura) [India] 

Biplab has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the four people killed in landslides in West district on Thursday, according to an official statement.

The on Friday went to the villages of and villages where the landslides occurred yesterday.

In the first incident, three members of a tribal family, living in village, were killed after they got buried under the landslide which came down on their hut.

The victims have been identified as Shaniram Debbarma (35), Amritbala Debbarma (30) and their child (4). Debbarmas' another child was rescued in critical condition today and rushed to in Agartala.

In another incident, in village, Malendra Debbarma (62) died after rocks from a hilly area rolled onto his house due to incessant rain.

Earlier this month, due to heavy rain and thunderstorm across several areas in the country two people in and 11 in lost their lives on May 13.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 19:32 IST