In Mizoram, a stone quarry collapsed, leaving 8 bodies behind.

In Mizoram, a stone quarry collapsed, leaving 8 bodies behind.

After a stone quarry collapsed on Monday afternoon in the Maudarh hamlet in Mizoram's Hnahthial district, a total of eight bodies have so far been found there.The event happened in the Maudarh region of the Hnahthial district at about 2:40 p.m.

There may yet be twelve more trapped workers. Four of the 12 employees work for ABCI Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, and the other eight are contractors.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team, which consists of two officers and 13 workers, arrived at the location on Tuesday morning, according to the district administration. The search effort is ongoing.

According to Saizikpuii, Additional Deputy Commissioner of the Hnahthial district, after the bodies have been identified, they will be taken for a post-mortem examination.

Saizikpuii had previously told ANI, "In the Hnahthial district of Mizoram, a stone quarry collapsed, potentially trapping up to 15-20 labourers. Around 3 pm, the event happened in the Maudarh neighbourhood of the Hnahthial district." More information is awaited.

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