ITANAGAR: A 16-year-old boy was killed in a massive landslide in Arunachal Pradesh’s Papum Pare district on Sunday, police said.
The landslide hit Yupia, the district headquarters, at around 8 am. The boy, identified as Rage Hilli, was riding a motorcycle and got buried in the debris, Papu Hills police station inspector O Ronang informed.
His body was later retrieved from under the debris.
A couple travelling in a car had a narrow escape as the landslide struck the area, police said.
Hilli, a resident of MG village in Keyak circle of West Siang district, was known to be a promising boxer.