16-year-old killed in landslide at Arunachal Pradesh’s Papum Pare district

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.

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