Landslide kills 14 in eastern India, nearly 50 others feared dead

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By Zarir Hussain GUWAHATI,India (Reuters) -At least 14 people have died and another four dozen are feared to have been killed after a massive landslide in a remote area of the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, officials said on Thursday. Rescue workers battled heavy rains to pull out 19 survivors from the rubble on Thursday morning after the landslide at a railway construction site, where workers were sleeping in a makeshift camp overnight, in the early hours. The army has been drafted in to join the search, but officials were not optimistic. The chances of the remaining people surviving a…

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