More than 100 people feared trapped after landslide buries village in western India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Up to 150 people were feared trapped by a landslide triggered by heavy rains in western India on Wednesday, the inspector-general of the national disaster force told Reuters, saying that the first batch of emergency workers had arrived at the scene.

Mr Sandeep Rai Rathore said difficult terrain was affecting the mobility of the rescue teams at the site, 60km from the western city of Pune.

Seven teams of 42 rescue workers each were on their way to the site near the western city of Pune on Wednesday morning, Mr S.S. Guleria, deputy-inspector general of operations at the National Disaster Response Force, told Reuters.

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