Nainital, Jul 31 (PTI) Two persons were today killed in a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains on the Nainital- Almora highway. Also Read - Two get 20 years in jail for raping mentally challenged girl

In another rain-induced landslide, a JCB was buried under debris at Khairna on the highway. Also Read - Haryana gangrape case: Two prime accused, including Army man, nabbed

Two motorcycle-borne men were killed after a heap of rubble fell on them at Bhauriyaband on the Nainital-Almora highway, SSP Janmejay Khanduri said. Also Read - Rewari Gangrape Case: Two Accused, Including Army Man, Arrested

One of the men has been identified as 29-year-old Pankaj, a resident of Haldwani, he said.

The area where the incident occurred is vunerable to landslides during the monsoon.

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