Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang District, Over 15 Killed  

The incident occurred at 3 am when 17 labourers, engaged in construction work, were inside a camp.

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At least 15 labourers were killed and others went missing when a massive landslide, triggered by incessant rains, hit a labour camp in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday.

The incident occurred at 3 am on Friday morning. Seventeen labourers, engaged in construction work, were inside a camp, roughly 4 km away from Tawang town, said  Additional Deputy Commissioner (Headquarters) Lod Gambo. Local authorities said a  rescue operation was on and two JCBs have been pressed into service to clear the debris.

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