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Nagaland; One killed, another injured in landslide in Zunheboto

Nagaland; One killed, another injured in landslide in Zunheboto
(Damaged vehicle in the landslide)

Kohima, July 08 (NEx): One person was killed and another injured in a landslide, in the wee hours of Wednesday between Xuivi village and Satakha under Zunheboto district in Nagaland.

Speaking to NagalandExpress, the ADC Satakha, Kiusomong Tikhir said that the incident happened at around 03:00 am, when two persons coming from Dimapur town in an Alto car, got stuck between Xuivi village and Satakha, approximately 18 kms from Satakha Town, in a slushy area and they stayed inside the vehicle.

It is reported that, while they were sleeping inside the Car, Landslide from the hillside swept away the vehicle along with the mudslide.

The duo was a father and son, identified to be from Thakiye village, under Satoi sub-division under Zunheboto district in Nagaland.

The rescue team reached the spot, and found the father dead inside the vehicle and the son alive but injured. The son was rescued, and he is under medical observation but out of danger, confirmed ADC Satakha.

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