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Three killed, one injured in landslides in J&K's Poonch, Reasi

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WION New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 22, 2019, 03.52 PM (IST)

Three persons, including a minor, were killed and another injured when landslides hit two places in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Reasi districts, officials said Friday.

A vehicle, carrying three persons in Poonch district, was hit by a landslide at Baila area on the Mandi-Fatehpur road Thursday night, they said.

One person, identified as Makho Singh, died on the spot and two others - Anjum and Deepak - were injured and admitted to a hospital by Army personnel, the officials said, adding that Anjum later succumbed and Deepak was shifted to the Government Medical College and hospital.

A four-year-old boy, who was accompanying his parents, was buried alive under a landslide in Saar village of Reasi district and his body was later recovered, they said.