Rescue operations being carried out at Berawlui Quarry Landslide

On the morning of 12.05.2018 (Saturday) at 7:30 AM, a massive landslide at a stone quarry on the outskirts of Aizawl killed at least four persons, including two girls.

Teams of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) from 1st Battalion Mizoram Armed Police (MAP), 3rd Bn. MAP, 5th Indian Reserve (IR Mizoram) Battallion, Mizoram police, PWD officials, medical team and Local (YMA) volunteers are carrying out rescue operations.

Four confirmed bodies buried under the debris were recovered on Saturday and Sunday morning. Rescue operations may continue for some time to find out if any others are being trapped in the landslide. All the four victims were laid to rest at their respective localities after funeral services on Sunday.

Two LPK trucks buried under the debris were also recovered on Sunday.

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