Five members of a family including a relative were buried after a landslide flattened their house in Mohatwai area of
Neral. The incident took place at 5:30am on Monday following continuous rain since past two days.
The victims who were sleeping on the roof were seriously injured in the mishap and succumed to their injuries while undergoing treatment.
Police said Kishan Dighe, his wife Sunanda, daughter Archana, son Swapnesh and a relative Jaibai Kadam were sleeping on the roof of their house.
It was around 5.30am when a bolder from an adjacent small hill collapsed on their house due to heavy rain.
All these five members, who were sleeping near the wall were buried under the debris.
They took the five injured to primary health centre where all of them died during the treatment.