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Massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, seven killed

Massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, seven killed

Mr Sharma said he did not hold out much hope of any survivors as dozens of houses were washed away in the torrential rain that hit the Mandi region in the Himalayan foothills.

Rescue operations were halted Sunday night with authorities anxious about more mudslides on the Mandi-Pathankot highway, where the tradegy occured on the intervening night between Saturday and Sunday.

"We have pulled out 13 bodies so far".

The army along with the local authorities and the National Disaster Response Force are carrying out a search and rescue operation.

One of the buses was going from Chamba to Manali and the other from Manali to Katra. All passengers from one of the two buses - 43 - are believed to have perished in the calamity.

While three bodies were recovered from Katra-bound bus, 42 bodies were recovered from the Manali-bound bus.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and discussed with him the flood situation in the State where almost 320 NDRF personnel have been rushed.

At least 6 people have been killed and 6 others injured due to landslides in the Padhar area of Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh.

Governor Acharya Devvrat also expressed grief.

A team of NDRF and the army dug through mounds of mud and stones to recover 46 bodies from the site, Mandi deputy commissioner Sandeep Kadam told Hindustan Times. Leader of Opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal also visited the spot.

Rescue operations are underway to rescue the people who remain stranded on the Manali-Pathankot NH-154.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles the deaths that occurred due to a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district.

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