Landslides hit Mizoram State Featured

Landslides destroying graves in Aizawl, Mizoram State, India (Photo: Hvt Bawihrin‎MIEPI (mi-e-pi)/Facebook) Landslides destroying graves in Aizawl, Mizoram State, India (Photo: Hvt Bawihrin‎MIEPI (mi-e-pi)/Facebook)
28 August 2015 -- Landslides, believed to have been triggered by heavy rains starting yesterday, have destroyed houses and graves in Mizoram State, India.

Aizawl, the State's capital, has been affected, with about 160 tombs in three different cemeteries destroyed, according to the Indian Express today.

It reported that houses had been damaged and that internal city roads had been blocked at several locations.

Lalchhuanawma, secretary of the Young Mizo Association in Seling, was quoted as saying that the Champhai road connecting between Seling and Tuirini had been swept away by landslides.

At least nine separate places had damage reported in the State.#

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