10 lifeless, several missing as stone quarry collapses in Aizawl amid rains

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Ten individuals died and several others have been missing as a stone quarry collapsed in Mizoram’s Aizawl district on Tuesday morning amid incessant rains as an influence of cyclone Remal, police mentioned. The incident occurred round 6 am in an space between Melthum and Hlimen on the southern outskirts of the Aizawl city, they mentioned.

Ten individuals died and several others have been missing as a stone quarry collapsed in Mizoram’s Aizawl district on Tuesday morning amid incessant rains as an influence of cyclone Remal, police mentioned. The incident occurred round 6 am in an space between Melthum and Hlimen on the southern outskirts of the Aizawl city, they mentioned.

Ten our bodies have been recovered to date, whereas several others are nonetheless trapped beneath the particles, Director-General of Police (DGP) Anil Shukla advised PTI.

“All efforts are underway to rescue the people who are trapped under the debris. However, heavy rains are affecting the operations,” he mentioned. Seven of the deceased are locals, whereas three are from outdoors the state, one other police officer mentioned.

“More than 10 people are believed to be still trapped under the debris,” he mentioned.

The rains triggered landslides at several different locations in the state and no less than two individuals have died, officers mentioned.

A landslide swept away a constructing in Aizawl’s Salem Veng, following which three individuals went missing. A search is underway for them, an official mentioned.

The state capital has been minimize off from the remainder of the nation as a result of a landslide on (*10*) Highway 6 at Hunthar, officers mentioned.

Besides, several intra-state highways have additionally been disrupted by landslides, they mentioned.

Chief Minister Lalduhoma convened an emergency assembly with Home Minister Okay Sapdanga, Chief Secretary Renu Sharma and different senior officers to take inventory of the state of affairs, they added. Because of the rains, all faculties have been closed and authorities staff, besides these concerned in offering important providers, have been requested to earn a living from home.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is revealed from PTI) 

 

 


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