The Fact News Service
Kullu, August 25
As many as eight buildings were fully damaged while two others were partially damaged after a landslide hit the Kullu district of the hill state, said an official on Friday.
According to Deputy Commissioner Kullu District Administration Ashutosh Garg the incident took place in the main market area of Anni town in Kullu on Thursday morning.
The Deputy Commissioner also said that there was no loss of human life in the landslide since the people were evacuated in time.
“There was no human loss in the landslide incident because the people had been evacuated by the authorities in time. The properties had started developing cracks over the past few days and the landslide was predicted,” said Ashutosh Garg.
MLA Anni, Lokender Kumar said that the properties damaged in the landslide incident were worth crores of rupees and that there were no casualties since the area was evacuated a week prior to the incident.
“Crores of properties have been damaged in the landslide that hit the Anni town in Kullu on Thursday morning. The authorities had evacuated the area a week prior to the landslide. We have diverted the traffic from the area,” said the MLA.