KALAM - At least four rescue workers died and 12 others were injured after a landslide hit them during rescue activities in the earthquake-hit area of Kalam yesterday.

According to details, the rescue team was engaged in removing debris in Kalam Valley when a big land mass slipped and buried them. Four rescue workers died on the spot and 12 others were critically injured in the incident.

The local people on self-help basis pulled out the bodies and injured from the rubble and shifted them to Civil Hospital Kalam for medico-legal formalities.