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Mizoram: At least 3 killed in landslide near Aizawl

At least three people, including a minor girl, were killed when a landslide hit a stone quarry in Zemabawk area on the outskirts of Aizawl in Mizoram on Saturday, a PTI report said.

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Aizawl District SP C Lalzahngova told PTI that three persons were confirmed dead in the incident and efforts were on to recover the bodies.

The number of casualties could rise as people are still feared trapped in the landslide.

Local people said that several people were working at the stone quarry when landslide happened following torrential rain in past couple of days.

It is not known how many people were working at the quarry at the time of the incident.

Rescue efforts were going on at the landslide site.

(Photo credit: India Blooms News Service)

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