4 people injured due to landslide in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Jun 29 (PTI) Heavy overnight rain triggered a landslide in Dakhim village of Pithoragarh district on Monday leaving four persons including two women and a child injured apart from damaging houses and killing livestock, an official said.

SDRF personnel have been rushed to the spot to launch relief and rescue efforts, Sub-Divisional Magistrate A K Shukla said.

The injured were identified as Ramauti Devi (75), Nara Devi (35), Bhupal Singh (35) and 4-year-old Lakki.

All four of them are being rushed to Nachni primary health centre from where they will be referred to a more specialised centre in Pithoragarh if needed, the official added.

The landslide has also damaged five houses in the village besides killing seven cattle, the SDM further said. PTI CORR ALM HDA