ITANAGAR — At least 16 people were killed in a landslide in Tawang area of India’s Arunachal Pradesh on Friday.
The landslide occurred near Phamla village in Tawang.
According to ANI news agecny, rescue operations have now completed and 16 bodies have been recuperated.
Police officer Nabin Payeng said the mudslide cleared through a a labor camp at a construction site in Tawang, a tourist spot in Arunachal Pradesh early Friday.
Three workers escaped from the camp at an altitude of more than 3,000 meters (7,500 feet), Payeng said.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.