Landslide Kills Five People And Injures Three Children In Taunggyi, Myanmar

Landslide Danger Alert

Landslide caused at Kyauk Gyi Su ward in Taunggyi, the Southern Shan State, at around 6:00 pm in  Friday evening. The landslide happened due to the heavy rain. Four females and 1 male, altogether 5 people were dead and 3 children were injured. The rescue team difficulty searched the dead bodies over 2 hours. According to the Police Station Commander, the three children who got injuries at the incident are now receiving medical treatments at Sao San Tun Hospital in Taunggyi and they are not in critical condition. Among five dead people, two are the hosts and three are the guests. This kind of incident was the first time in Taunggyi and the houses nearby the incident are afraid of the next one to be, said the locals.

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