Himachal: Eight houses destroyed in major landslides in Anni

Shimla, Aug 24 (UNI) Eight houses were reduced to rubble in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Anni district on Thursday, officials said.

The landslide, which occurred in the early hours, completely destroyed the houses in Kiran Bazar Sub Division. Two more houses located next to the new bus stand of the area were in precarious condition due to the unstable terrain.

There are no reports of casualties or major injuries.

The district administration acted promptly and evacuated the affected houses, ensuring the safety of the residents, the officials said..

The HP State Emergency Operation Centre spokesperson said, “Our immediate concern is the safety and well-being of the residents affected by this unfortunate incident.

We are coordinating closely with the district administration to provide the necessary support and assistance to those affected. Our teams are on the ground, assessing the situation and ensuring that all required measures are taken.”

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