Eight killed in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh

In Chamba district, two persons are trapped in the rubble after a house collapsed following heavy rains. The house collapsed in Lona Gram Panchayat at 3:30 am, trapping a 70-year-old and a 7-year-old.  In Narkand area of Shimla district, 2 Nepalese died and three were injured after when a tree fell on their house.

Anab Mehdi

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Published on 18 Aug 2019 8:48 AM GMT

Eight killed in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh
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Shimla: At least eight people were killed and nine others injured in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, officials said.

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Landslides hit a spot near the RTO office here, leaving three persons dead. One person is still trapped under the debris, police said.

House collapsed due to heavy rains

In another incident, a labourer was killed as the wall of a house collapsed here following heavy rains early Sunday, the police said.

The deceased has been identified as Shah Alam, who hailed from Bihar's Kishanganj district. In another incident, a man was killed after a landslide hit the national highway near Hatkoti Kenchi in Shimla's Rohru sub division.

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In Kullu, a man was washed away in Sajwar Nullah when locals were trying to rescue him. The deceased has been identified as Chooni Lal.

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In Chamba district, two persons are trapped in the rubble after a house collapsed following heavy rains. The house collapsed in Lona Gram Panchayat at 3:30 am, trapping a 70-year-old and a 7-year-old. In Narkand area of Shimla district, 2 Nepalese died and three were injured after when a tree fell on their house.

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