Landslide in Orissa claims five lives (Lead)

May 19th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by admin  


Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) A landslide in Kalahandi district of Orissa has claimed at least five lives, the police said Monday. The landslide occurred near Depur village, 610 km from here, where nearly a dozen people were working at a construction site, additional district superintendent of police Vibek Kumar Rath told IANS over phone.

While four people were killed on the spot, a woman died in a local hospital, he said. Three people injured are under going treatment at the hospital, he added.

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