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Sikkim: Army Rescues 8 People Trapped Under Debris After Landslide, One Succumbs Later

Of the eight people that were rescued from a landslide that occurred in Sikkim, Gangtok, one has succumbed to death.

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Gangtok, Jul 15 (PTI) The Army on Wednesday carried out a rescue mission evacuating eight people buried under debris, following a landslide in East Sikkim, officials said.


The troops of the ‘Black Cat Division’ swung into action and rescued the people at 17th Mile, they said, adding, one of them died in hospital. 


All the evacuees were admitted to the nearest military hospital, the officials said. 
 

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