Landslide kills truck driver in Indian Kashmir

STORY: Road connectivity with the main town was snapped because of the landslide debris. A Truck and few shops were trapped under the debris. Security personnel were called in for relief operations.

"The cloudburst happened near bus stand, Mandi around 3:30 pm (1000GMT). A truck got trapped in the debris of a landslide in which the driver was killed," said Shahzad Lateef, a district official.

Scores of people in India die annually from flooding and landslides during the monsoon rains.

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