WATCH: Major Landslide In Himachal’s Kinnaur, More Than 40 Feared Buried

A major landslide was reported from the Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. The incident is feared to have buried more than 40 people under the debris.

Several vehicles, including a Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus carrying over 40 passengers, are currently buried under the debris, PTI reported citing deputy commissioner Abid Hussain Sadiq.

Providing further details on the landslide, the Indo-Tibetan border police (ITBP) said that the incident occurred at around 12:45pm on the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway in the Kinnaur district.

The border patrol organisation said that its troops rushed to the landslide site for rescue and are currently engaged in an operation to save the people who are reported to be trapped.

Also read: Nine Killed After Boulder Crashes Into Tourist Vehicle In Kinnaur

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