Nine people, including five of a family, were killed in three different massive landslides in Tamenglong Town early Wednesday morning.
The tragic incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday following incessant rain whole Tuesday night, sources said.
While nine were said to have died in the landslide, a couple lost five of their children in the unfortunate incident at New Salem, Tamenglong ward no. 4.
A mother- son duo were also killed when their house in Neigailuang, Tamenglong ward no. 2 was swept away by the slide.
Also two children of a couple were also carried away by muddy water while the family was in a deep sleep and are still untraceable.
Ravinder Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Tamenglong, lamenting the tragic event, informed that the district police and the district administration are in a war footing to recover the two remaining bodies in Ramgailong, Tamenglong ward number 3.
– We The Nagas