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Houses, road damaged by landslide in Longleng

Houses, road damaged  by landslide in Longleng
A building affected by landslide in Longleng on Tuesday. (NP)
Correspondent Longleng, Aug 28 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/28/2018 11:52:09 AM IST

A massive landslide and mudslide occurred due to incessant downpour for the last few days damaged three buildings and road blocked at numerous locations in Longleng district during the past 24 hours.

Major landslide occurred this morning at 8:30 am below Good Shepherd High School Shamkang ward Longleng where three residential building were moved down by the landslide. 

Apart from minor injuries no casualty were reported. 

Properties worth around Rs. six lakh were damaged by the landslide. District administration, police and NGOs of the district visited the affected place and assured all possible help to the affected families.                       

 According to delayed report, major landslides at several location between Longleng – Tuensang PWD and proposed national highway 702B stretch had cut off inter district connectivity since first week of July. Several paddy fields were also washed away at Auching village under Sakshi block Longleng district as Yongmon river overflowed. 

Landslides and crops damaged were also reported from Tuensang due to incessant rain since last month. 

 

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