Mangan, May 24: (IPR) As per the information received from the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Kabi, North Sikkim Shri Prem Gurung, today at around 1:00 pm a landslide had occurred at Upper Lingchom under Kabi Tingda constituency due to continuous rainfall from the last couple of days.
One 50 years old lady, Smt. Phu Phu Sherpa, w/o Samdup Sherpa r/o Upper Lingchom north Sikkim died while trying to escape from the Muddy Swamp from Landslide area and two other, Smt. Lakpa Doma Sherpa and Bhaichung Sherpa are injured in the said landslide. Further, three houses got damaged.
While, SDM, Kabi and other officials immediately reached to the spot and evacuate other people of the upper Linngchom and shifted them to the safe place. The deceased and injured person have been sent to the STNM hospital.