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    Incessant rainfall wreaks havoc in Itanagar, 4 die in landslides

    Itanagar, May 16:  Incessant rainfall over the last couple of days has wreaked havoc in the state capital region with several incidents of landslides reported which claimed four lives.
    A major landslide at  Yagumso Colony Itanagar claimed the life of two persons on Sunday midnight.
    Nine persons who were staying together, got swept away by the landslide of which 6 persons have been found and are safe ( 3 were rescued and 3 managed to get back), 2 have succumbed to injuries and efforts are underway to trace the remaining one, informed the DDMO Moromi Dodum Sonam.
    Upon receiving the information, District Administration including the Police, NDRF, SDRF and others  swung into action to rescue them but unfortunately two of them lost their lives.The deceased have been identified as Taposh Rai (15), Nagin Barman (45) and Kusum Rai (35) who is yet to be retrieved.
    In another incident on Monday, two labourers of PWD CD-B were also buried under landslide at the Ganga-Jullang block point. 
    EAC Itanagar Takam Nicholas informed that they…

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