Guwahati: Three persons feared dead, two sustained injuries and three more escaped unhurt, when the landslide buried dwelling house at Yagumso colony in C sector Itanagar on Sunday night.
Two bodies reportedly pulled out from the rubble at midnight, while another woman suspected to be still buried under the debris. Rescue operation has been continuing.
The mud came crushing down Sunday night due to the impact of the landslide, Capital Superintendent of Police (SP) Jimmy Chiram said.
“An operation is underway to rescue her,” the SP added.
They have been identified as 50-year-old Nagen Barman and Tapas Rai (15), while Kusum Rai (35) was yet to be rescued at the time of filing this report, police said.
Arunachal Pradesh has been receiving heavy rainfall since the last few days with landslides being reported from several districts.
Temporary relief camps were already opened too.