Landslide kills 20 people in Barak Valley

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Published: June 2,2020 05:07 PM
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June 2, 2020: Twenty people were killed in Barak valley due to landslide on Tuesday.

June 2, 2020: Twenty people were killed in Barak valley due to landslide on Tuesday.



Reportedly, out of twenty people, seven were from Cachar's Joypur, seven from Cachar- Hailakandi, and six from Karimganj.



In Cachar's Joypur, the incident happened in the wee hours of Tuesday morning when the landslide buried many houses which led to the death of seven people including women and children.



The deceased have been identified as Tajimuddin Laskar, Alia Begum, Allam Uddin, Arif Uddin, Amuna Begum, Somuna Begum and Rehim Uddin. They are all from the same family.



It has been suspected that more dead bodies are buried under the mudslide.



In Hailakandi's Bhoot Bazar, seven people also lost their lives in a landslide. Whereas, family of six died in the same manner in Karimganj.