Kathmandu, Sept 13
Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sadness over recent landslide occurred at Nagphunje, Bhirkharka and Newartole of Bahrabise Municipality-7 in Sindhupalchowk district.
At least nine people were killed and 22 others have gone missing in the landslide that took place Saturday night. Issuing a press release today, President Deuba urged the government to accelerate the search operation of the missing ones, ensure treatment of the injured and immediate arrangement of food stuffs, clothes, medicines and temporary settlement during this hour of disaster.
He also drew the attention of the Prime Minister to shift the people of risky areas to safer places immediately as the landslide was taking place time and again in the district. Appealing to the party leaders and cadres of the party to take humanitarian responsibility as rescue and relief work at this tragic hour, NC President Deuba wished for eternal peace of the departed soul and extended condolences on bereaved families.