9 Aug 2009

Landslide kills at least 46 in India

8:54 pm on 9 August 2009

At least 46 people have been killed in a landslide triggered by heavy rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Three villages in the hilly Pithoragarh district were swept away in the landslide on Saturday.

Seventeen bodies have so far been recovered and rescue work is continuing.