Fourteen people have been killed and several others are feared trapped in the rubble of a railway site under construction in India’s Nonipur district.
Twenty-three people have been evacuated from the wreckage, including 14 dead. Similarly, the search for others continues. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Search and rescue operations are underway throughout the night and engineering equipment including dozers have been mobilized to assist at the site.
The landslide occurred on Wednesday and Thursday night near the company location of the 107th Territorial Army of the Indian Army deployed near Tupul railway station in None district to protect the railway under construction from Jiribam to Imphal.
Security personnel from the Indian Army’s Assam Rifles and the Territorial Army’s Tupul railway station continued to rescue the landslide victims throughout the day despite adverse weather conditions in the general area of None district, Manipur.
Locals of Indian Railways, Civil Administration, NDRF, SDRF and Noni district are also actively involved in the search.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the landslide situation in Manipur with Chief Minister N Biren Singh and assured full support from the central government.