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5 dead in Silchar landslip

Five persons of a family were buried alive when a huge hillock collapsed on their house in Cachar district on Wednesday.
The incident took place in the wee hours at Lakhipur are when a huge hillock slipped into the house where Zubeda Khatun along with her four children lived in.
“It came to light at around 10 in the morning as the local residents had to keep themselves confined to their homes because of the incessant rains,” a local resident told Assam Times over telephone.

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