• 13 July, 2020 2:57 pm


Monsoon havoc: Six killed, five injured in Tanahun

Tanahun, July 13

The death toll from landslides reached six in Tanahun district till today.

According to District Police Office, the deceased are Kamala Thapa, 40, her 24-year old son Manoj and 21-year old daughter Anjana from Majhphant in Vyas Municipality. Likewise, 20-year old son Rajesh is still missing. Kamala’s husband Keshar Bahadur is rushed to hospital after a rescue operation.

Likewise, 70-year-old Maita Kumari Gharti of the same place was also killed in landslide. Police said that one dead body is recovered while four others are still missing in a landslide at Paltyang of Rishing Rural Municipality-8 in the district.

Similarly, 17-year old Laxmi BK of Belautedanda of Myagde Rural Municipaality-6 was killed in a landslide. The incident occurred when the landslide buried her house. Rishing Rural Municipality’s spokesperson BijayDarai shared that the search and rescue operations are underway in the landslide-hit areas.

Darai said that 30-year-old Bhesh Bahadur Thapa, his 29-year-old wife Nanu Maya and 5-year-old daughter Amisha Thapa; 22-year-old Mahadev Thapa and Mahadev’s 19-year old wife Manisara Thapa are missing when the landslide buried their house at the same locality.

Likewise, 60-year old Jyoti Maya Thapa was rescued and is receiving treatment.

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