A 16-year-old boy was killed in a massive landslide at Yupia in Papum Pare district on Sunday. The boy identified as Rage Hilli, was riding a motorcycle when he got buried under the debris. His body was later retrieved from there.
Incessant rainfall in the past several days have triggered landslides and flood in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh disrupting surface communication, while one person was killed and three others were missing since June 18, officials said on Monday.
The administration is working hard to restore road connectivity in all the affected districts.
Rage Hilli, a resident of MG village in Keyak circle of West Siang district, was locally known to be a promising boxer.
According to a report from West Kameng district, three employees of a hotel went missing when a massive landslide swept away the building.
The incident occurred on the intervening night of June 18 and 19 near Angkaling village under Kalaktang sub-division, District Disaster Management Officer Mindu Yangzom said.