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Landslide claims four lives in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 19 (Calcutta Tube) Four people were killed and as many buried in debris early Saturday as the land caved in while they were sleeping in their houses at Harne village near Dapoli, police said.

‘A landslide occurred in the wee hours at Harne village,’ an official from Dapoli Police Station, around 160 km from here, said.

‘Eight people were buried in two houses. Four bodies have been found. The other four are feared dead and search is on for the bodies,’ he added.

Five people were injured. They were moved to a nearby hospital, police said.

The bodies were identified as those of Tanvi Pawar, 7, Prathamesh Pawar, 9, Pravin Pawar 30, Sunita Pawar, 26.

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