Woman, child killed in Assam landslide

A mother and her child were killed in a landslide at Amingaon area of Kamrup (Rural) district of Assam this morning, police said.

Rangia: A mother and her child were killed in a landslide at Amingaon area of Kamrup (Rural) district of Assam this morning, police said.

NDRF personnel from the nearby Changsari camp rushed to the spot and recovered their bodies from under a stone.

The woman has been identified as Sumita Khaklary and the child as Rashmi Khaklary.

The landslide occurred following heavy rainfall for the past few days.

A district official said that construction was banned in Kalipahar area but encroachment was continuing.

The matter would be investigated, he said.

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