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Nepalese killed in landslide

Press Trust of India  |  Udhampur/Jammu 

A 32-year-old labourer from was crushed to death under a big boulder following a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

Dev Raj Thakur, a resident of Kalali district of Nepal, was hit by the landslide while returning home from work near village Thard Kheri yesterday, a police spokesman said.

He said his body was found trapped under a huge boulder by a police party this morning.

The body was retrieved from the scene and handed over to his relatives for last rites after completion of necessary formalities, the spokesman said.

There was no other damage in the landslide, the spokesman said.

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 15:28 IST