Family of 3 buried alive in Himachal Pradesh landslides


Shimla: Three members of a family were buried alive on Saturday when boulders fell on their house in a village in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district, police said.

The house in Dharampur collapsed due to landslides in the area triggered by heavy rainfall, a police official at the site told a media outlet.

Rescue workers are trying to retrieve the bodies of three missing people, including an aged couple.

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The local bus stand at Dharampur, some 200 km from the state capital, was also damaged by flash-floods.

The state has been experiencing heavy rainfall since Friday.