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Published:July 1st, 2012 11:11 EST
Woman Killed in Guwahati by Landslide

Woman Killed in Guwahati by Landslide

By SOP newswire


A woman was killed and a man injured in landslide in Guwahati city on Monday evening, June 25, police said.


The incident took place at Sonaighuli area near Kahilipara in the city on Monday evening, when a woman was hit by a rock during landslide after heavy rain in previous 48 hours. The deceased was identified as Pinky Mondal.


In the same incident, a person named Anup Mondal was also injured, and he was admitted to the Guwahati Medical College hospital for treatment.


On June 22, three people including two children of a family were killed in a landslide incident at Lalunggaon near Gorchuk area in the city.


Thousands of families live at the bottom of 18 hills in the city. These families have allegedly encroached on the land of the hilly area.


(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)