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Manipur Landslide: Relief goods dispatched to Noney

The Imphal West district police in association with the Bazar Community on Sunday dispatched relief material for the state police teams, SDRF, NDRF, local people, volunteers, government officials and others involved in the search and rescue operation at Tupul, Noney, Manipur.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 Jul 2022, 3:44 am

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

Relief goods have been dispatched for those affected in the landslide and all those involved in the rescue work at Tupul in Noney district, Manipur, where the landslide claimed 34 lives, left several others critically injured and 28 more people missing so far.

The Imphal West district police in association with the Bazar Community dispatched relief material to SP Noney at 8.40 am Sunday, for the state police teams, SDRF, NDRF, local people, volunteers, government officials and others involved in the search and rescue operation at Tupul.

The relief goods included three bags of sugar, over 80 boxes of biscuits and cakes, 50 packages of drinking water 500 ml, one box Gozila, 1000 disposable glass, 40 boxes of fruit juice, six kg of tea leaf, 200 pieces of soaps and two boxes of walter ORS, the police said.

The joint rescue operation continued for the fourth day in search of the missing persons on Sunday. The rescue operation is being carried out by personnel of the Army, Manipur Police, SDRF, NDRF and several volunteers.

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So far, as many as 18 people have been rescued from the landslide debris around the incident site.

A massive landslide hit the NF Railway worksite and the Indian Army company location at Marangching, near Tupul in Noney district of Manipur on the intervening night of June 29-30. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 11.30 pm on June 29.

Meanwhile, a delegate of the Manipur Gorkha Welfare Union, Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh, Manipur and All Manipur Gorkha Ex Serviceman Association visited the accident site at Tupul on Saturday. The Gorkha bodies took stock of the situation and provided relief assistances to the District Administration, Noney.

The Gorkha bodies also appreciated the rescue and evacuation works undertaken by NDRF, SDRF and other departments including local villagers who have been working day and night to rescue the victims.

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Also Read: Rescue Operation Manipur Landslide Day 4: Search for the missing continues amid rains

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First published:3 Jul 2022, 5:32 am

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