Three killed as landslide destroys a house in Kotli, AJK

KOTLI, AJK (INP): At least three persons were killed and two others injured when landslide caused by heavy rain hit a house here in the wee hours of Sunday. Local sources said that a big land mass fell over a house in village Baggah Kakni in district Kotli of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as heavy rain lashed the area.

The landslide destroyed the house completely resulting in death of two women, a child and leaving two others injured. The dwellers of the area after getting information about the incident reached the scene, pulled out bodies and injured from the debris and shifted them to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital, Kotli. The deceased were laid to rest at native graveyard and a large number of people attended the funeral prayers.

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