7 killed as landslide hits temple in northern India

7 killed as landslide hits temple in northern India
# 18 August 2015 17:09 (UTC +04:00)

The incident took place at Manikaran in Kullu district of the state, said Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Kanwar in Kullu.

A mound of stones and debris from the hill atop the eight-story residential complex got dislodged due to recent heavy rains and struck the temple at around 2:00 p.m. local time (0830 GMT), damaging part of the residential area of the temple, he said.

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