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Landslide Kills 16-Year-Old In Arunachal

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ITANAGAR, June 19 (PTI): A 16-year-old boy was killed in a massive landslide in Arunachal Pradesh’s Papum Pare district on Sunday, police said.

The landslide hit Yupia, the district headquarters, around 8 am. The boy, identified as Rage Hilli, was riding a motorcycle and got buried in the debris, Papu Hills police station inspector O Ronang told PTI.

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His body was later retrieved from under the debris.

A couple, who was travelling in a car, had a narrow escape as the landslide struck the area, police said.

Hilli, a resident of MG village in Keyak circle of West Siang district, was known to be a promising boxer.


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