Yupia July 10: In a gruesome incident, a devastating landslide triggered by incessant rain buried alive four family members of Shri Tana Nuka at Tigdo village at around 2.30am today. In the incident Tana Nuka lost his two sons, daughter-in-law and 8 month old granddaughter. The deceased were identified as Lt. Tana Martin alias Leij, 24, Lt.Tana John,17, Lt. Yabung Lingdum Tana,22 wife of Lt.Tana Martin and Lt. Tana Yassum, their 8 months old daughter.Apart from human lives and property damage, many domestic animals including poultry, piggery and goats were also lost.
Meanwhile, on receiving the report of incident, Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu alongwith SP Jimmy Chiram, SDO Doimukh and DDMO Yupia immediately rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation. DC deeply condoled the sudden loss of precious young lives and consoled the grieving family to stay strong to bear irreparable loss.
Later on, DDMO In-Charge TM Tara handed over immediate relief of Rs, 25000/- to deceased father Shri Tana Nuka.
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