Two killed in Himachal landslide

Two members of a family were killed and three others injured on Tuesday when boulders fell on their houses in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district, police said.

IANS| Last Updated: Aug 26, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Shimla: Two members of a family were killed and three others injured on Tuesday when boulders fell on their houses in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district, police said.
"Rescue work is on as three houses were badly damaged in the landslide," a police official told IANS.

He said the victims - a mother and a child - were sleeping in their houses at a village near Bhavanagar, some 200 km from Shimla, when the incident occurred.
The state has not experienced rainfall for over a week.