Thursday, July 2, 2015

The deluge of 30Jun/01Jul2015 : Darjeeling- Sikkim Himalaya

As on date the death toll has crossed 40 with approx 30 deaths being reported from Tingling Tea Estate (Limbu Gaon) and 5 deaths from around Mirik town. Local residents of Mirik where all these deaths occurred state faulty drainage as cause of the landslides.
8 people died in Kalimpong subdivision.

Photo credit : Sachin Tamang, Kurseong

Praful Rao
Dist Darjeeling

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