In a tragic incident, as many as four children were killed, while two others were injured due to a devastating landslide that swept away a building in Mizoram’s Aizawl.
As per reports, the incident had occurred on Friday night at Thuampui neighbourhood situated under Bawngkawn police station area in the northeastern part of Aizawl.
The landslide triggered by heavy rains washed away the wall of an Assam-type building where a seven-member family lived.
The reports mentioned that six members were present inside the house during the time of the unfortunate incident. The four children between the age of three and 16 died on spot, while, the head of the family Lalbiakzuala (75) escaped and another member was rescued alive.
The rescued operation launched by police and local volunteers continued till Saturday morning, as the last body of a 16 year old girl was recovered at around 6 am on Saturday morning.