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Pune landslide death toll rises to 28; rescue operations continues

Article by Darshana Jamindar

In a recent landslide at Pune with five more bodies being extricated from the debris of the landslide at  Malin village.  Death toll has gone up to 28,  even as 150 people were still feared to be trapped under the huge mound of mud-and-rock debris.

Wednesday evening, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, assembly Speaker Dilip Walse-Patil and ministers Harshavardhan Patil and Madhukarrao Pichad visited the site and directed the rescue operations. An army team was also sent from Pune.