Itanagar: Police officials has also conveyed that, on Tuesday after heavy rains in Arunachal Pradesh’s Papum Pare district bodies of 14 people of a family, counting four minors, who were buried in a landslide, were found on Wednesday.
Squads of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were searching for survivor’s burried under the wreckage in Laptap village. Inspector General of Police in-charge Law and Order, Nabin Payeng hasfurther added that, they found all the fourteen bodies counting ten females and four males from the debris.
On Wednesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh said to Chief Minister Pema Khandu and took stock of the existing circumstances in the state and guaranteed him all probable support from the central administration.
CM also arrived the landslide area in village to take stock of the ground circumstances and handed over Rs 10 lakh on behalf of state administration to the subsequently of kin of the fatalities as instant relief. He also donated Rs 30 lakh from his personal means as instant support to the family.
Khandu further conveyed that district government has been instructed to recommence the relief and rescue process for stranded people. 19 stranded travelers counting seven patients out of which two whose condition was very solemn on Wednesday were rescued from Sagalee by helicopter. Sagalee governmental headquarter has been totally cut from the rest of the world for previous many days due to landslides in road connecting it to Itanagar.