Five people were feared dead when the camp in which they lived in collapsed in landside in Cachar district bordering Manipur.
The incident took place in a remote area of Kantum under Lakhipur on Monday. Three bodies were exhumed on Wednesday. Two other bodies have yet to be recovered,
Local villagers told Assam Times that the five persons on Sunday had gone to the forest and set up a temporary camp. Incessant rainfall triggered the landslide on Monday night overrunning their camp and buried them there.
The next day the local people began the rescue work but they could recover only three bodies on Wednesday.
The three recovered bodies have been identified as Ganesh Chetri of Dalu Tea garden, Kartick Bauri of Binnakandi and Sonu Chetri of Bhubandhar.
The missing persons are Bijan Bauri of Bhubandhar and Sukumar Bhakta of Dilkhoosh.
Twenty-six new born babies had a miraculous escape Tuesday when a devastating fire broke out in the Jorhat Medical College.
The incident took place in the wee hours at the special care unit. Patients and attendants in the hospital raised an alarm and the babies were immediately shifted to a separate ward. The fire broke out due to short circuit in a machine in the radial warmer unit.
Principal of Jorhat Medical College and Hospital Dr Dhurbajyoti Borah has ordered an inquiry into the incident.
Four people were killed when th Black Widow militants exploded a powerful grenade at the Harangajao rail station on Monday night.
According to information, three of the deceased were railway employees. Several others have also been left injured in the incident that rocked the railway station, 50 kilometer away from Haflong township.
Police and Army joint operation is on to nab the culprits involved in it..