Breaking | Massive landslide in Jorabat, 1 dead

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Guwahati, August 24: A woman died on the spot in a massive landslide that took place near Jorabat area on Thursday night due to the heavy thundershower inundating the roadways.

The incident took place near Jorabat’s, Shankardev Nagar. The deceased is a 70-year old woman identified as Indira Devi who died after her house collapsed in the landslide.

The sudden rains and thundershowers caused severe floods on the roads disrupting communication for several hours.

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The landslide further buried a few vehicles parked by the side of the road.

In the meantime, a rescue operation has been launched.