Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday condoled the loss of lives in a landslip at a railway construction site in Manipur’s Noney district.
At least six people, including two Territorial Army personnel were killed and many went missing after the massive landslip at Tupul yard railway construction camp on Wednesday night, officials said.
“Pained to learn about the massive landslide incident in Tupul, Manipur that has claimed several lives with many missing. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families and prayers for divine protection over all those missing,” Sangma tweeted.
In a tweet, Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu said he was pained by the tragic landslide incident in Manipur in which Territorial Army Jawans and civilians lost their lives today.
“May Lord Buddha give strength to the bereaved families to bear the terrible loss,” he added.
In his condolence message, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “Deeply saddened to learn about the unfortunate incident of landslide near Tupul railway yard construction camp in Manipur that reportedly claimed several lives, while many are missing.”
“My prayers for the deceased and condolences to the bereaved, the CM added.