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Three persons die as rains trigger landslides in Reasi

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Jammu: Three persons including a woman were buried alive under a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Reasi district, officials said on Tuesday.

They said on the intervening night of August 24 and 25, a temporary shed was buried  under a landslide in which  one Khalil Ahmed (30) son of Mohammed Rafiq of Jamlan, his wife Ruksana Begum (25) and one Mohammad Aslam  son of Mohammed Rafiq, all residents of Tehsil Mahore, were residing.

 

A police party along with locals of the area reached on the spot and recovered all the bodies, they said.

Some buffaloes and other animals are also reportedly buried under the landslide.

SSP Reasi Rashmi Wazir confirmed to GNS the recovery of three bodies from under the landslide mass. (GNS)