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10 killed in house collapse due to landslide in Rajouri

Residents watch the overflowing Chenab River after heavy rains, at Akhnoor, about 30 kilometers,  northwest of Jammu on Friday. (AP Photo) Residents watch the overflowing Chenab River after heavy rains, at Akhnoor, about 30 kilometers, northwest of Jammu on Friday. (AP Photo)
Press Trust of India | Jammu | Posted: September 5, 2014 4:33 pm

Ten people were killed and some others feared missing after a house collapsed due to landslide in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

A house collapsed due to landslide from mountain top triggered by heavy rains in Thana Mandi belt of Rajouri district, a senior police officer said.

Ten people have died and their bodies have been recovered and some are feared missing, he said.

The police and Army besides locals have launched operation to rescue people buried under debris. So far they have recovered ten bodies, he said.

One each person in Sunderbani and Darhal areas have also been killed in flash-floods today, he said.

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