1 Killed 7 Missing in Sikkim Landslide

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Siliguri: One person has been killed and seven others were missing after a landslide hits Sikkim’s Rangpo on Thursday morning. As per reports, a huge chunk of land came rumbling over a section of National Highway under construction in the town located near West Bengal border.

Rescue teams from Army and BRO have rushed to the spot and rescued at least five people so far while two others are still missing. The landslide blocked National Highway-10 severing connection between West Bengal and Sikkim.

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