Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2016

INDIA: Landslide in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh kills 16

A landslide at hotel construction site in the tourist town of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh of India has claimed lives of 16 construction workers.

The massive landslide buried 16 people in the tin-shed house at around 3:30 am Friday morning, The Indian Express reported.

Heavy rainfall triggered landslide in the area.

More rains are forecast until Sunday, the meteorological centre in Guwahati said.