Darjeeling: A 35-year-old woman and her
three children were killed Friday when their house was flattened in a landslide at Kurseong in Darjeeling hills.
The four were in their home on St Mary Hills early
morning when it was covered with mud and stone due to the
landslide, police said.
The woman`s husband managed to escape, they said adding
that the family hailed from Bihar and had come to the town as
In a separate landslide at Kalimpong, National
Highway-31A connecting Siliguri with Gangtok was blocked.
Traffic on the highway has reportedly been stranded for
nearly ten hours following the landslide.
BRO officials have begun road clearing work near Rambhi.