Assam: 2 Minor Siblings Buried Alive in Landslides in Goalpara District

GUWAHATI: Two minor siblings were buried alive after landslides hit Assam in the second wave of floods in the Goalpara district of Assam.

The incident occurred in Azad Nagar of Goalpara district when Hussain Ali and Asma Khatun, children of Asir Uddin Sikdar, got buried in the debris of the landslide.

According to reports, a portion of the land collapsed due to the heavy rains, and the two children died on the spot.

Soon after the incident, the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) and police arrived at the incident spot and retrieved the bodies of the two deceased children.

The body of the deceased duo has been taken for post-mortem to the Goalpara Civil Hospital.

Another landslide has been reported at Ajanta Nagar in Noonmati, Guwahati, leaving three injured. The landslide occurred at around 6.30 am today.

The injured persons have been identified as Minu Hazarika who received injuries in her left forearm and right wrist, Darshana Hazarika and Debashish Hazarika.

The injured have been rushed to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and are now said to be stable.

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