DIPHU, Aug 17: A 12-year old girl was buried in her sleep as a retaining wall collapsed at Rongtharve following heavy rainfall in the wee hours of Friday.
The boundary wall of the residence of former member of autonomous council (MAC) Kanjang Terang at Rongtharve gave way in heavy downpour.
The girl, Serdihun Teronpi was pulled out with the help of earth mover and was taken to Diphu Civil hospital for postmortem on Friday morning.
Ramsing Teron along with grand children and his niece Serdihun Teronpi were sleeping when the incident took place.
Senior officials of police and district administration visited the place.