5 labourers injured in landslide on NH-5 in Shimla

Heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla has caused landslide on National Highway 5 at Mehli near Shimla. Five labourers were injured in the landslide. The landslide has hit normal life in the city. Fire officials reached the spot and shifted the injured to Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital. Som Prakash, fire official said, "When I reached the spot I saw 5 labourers were stuck under it. One of them was seriously injured. All five of them have been sent to IGMC. The weather has been worse and above this even rains have made the land has become softer." He said that due to the heavy rain during past two three days the land strata has become loose resulting in landslides.