The dead bodies of four women died in landsliding were brought to Landikotal headquarter hospital. Photo by Mehrab Shah

LANDIKOTAL: Four women including mother and her three daughters died when a land piece fell on them in Mukhtar Khel area of Landikotal early this morning.

Sources in Khasadar force, the local law enforcement agency, said that four women of a family were digging out mud from a heap for repairing and renovation of their house when a big chunk of land piece fell on them.

Subsequently the villagers rushed to the scene and retrieved the four dead bodies from the debris after an hour rescue operations.

There is no official rescue service in Landikotal that can provide relief to people in crises or respond to any emergency situation.

The dead were identified as Sikandar’s wife 45 and her three daughters named as Sawera 15, Aisha 16 and Shera 10.

Majority of houses in Landikotal and rest of tribal areas are made of stone and mud.