7 family members buried alive in landslide in Assam

PTI | May 10, 2014 GUWAHATI: Seven members of a family, were buried alive in a landslide in south Assam’s Karimganj district, official sources said on Saturday.

Due to heavy rains, mud slided down a hill and fell on a temporary house killing the seven persons at Satgarakul village last night, district deputy commissioner Sanjiv Gohain Boruah told PTI.

The victims were identified as Lubeuddin Ali (35), his wife, three daughters and two sons, Boruah said.

The village is about 30 km away from Karimganj, the district headquarter town.

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