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3 die in landslide in Gorkha

By Bishal Deep Basnet on Jul 19,2018 - 03:58

Three people, including an eight-month-old infant, were killed after a landslide buried a house in Andheri of Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality-6 in Gorkha district on Wednesday morning.

Landslides buried the house of Nawaraj Kunwar, killing his niece Saru Kunwar, 20, Prabina Kunwar, 11, and eight-month-old Yunik Kunwar. The incident took place when the family and relatives had gathered to celebrate Shrawan Sankranti.

The landslide had occurred at around 5 am.

Over 15 houses in Andheri and 30 houses in the neighboring Tinghare are at risk, according to Ramesh Thapa, chief of the rural municipality.

Tags -  Landslide , Society

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