Landslide kills five family members near Muzaffarabad

MUZAFFARABAD: Five persons on Saturday of a family have been killed in landslide in Sarli Sacha Village, Tehsil Naseeabad, some 25 kilometers away from here.

According to police official, five bodies and an injured girl were evacuated from the debris and shifted to nearby hospital.

Those who were killed identified as Ghulam Hussain, Shaheen BB wife of Ghulam Hussain, Shareen BB daughter of Ghulam Hussain, Asrar Ahmad and  Abrar Ahmad sons of Ghulam Hussain.

Another girl, Samreen BB daughter of Ghulam Hussain was rescued alive in a critical condition and was being treated in a hospital, police added.

Five other houses were also destroyed in the landsliding incident.