Three killed, one missing in landslides

Posted on: August 11, 2017 | views: 172

Three people have gone missing when a local Newa rivulet swept them away at Phalelung Rural Municipality-3 in the district this morning.  

The missing are Bishnu Rai, his daughter Susmita and granddaughter, said a local Deependra Chauhan. 


According to Chauhan, they were first swept away by a landslide fell above their house and then washed into a swollen rivulet.   

Battalion commander, Shivram Panta based Odin Battalion of the Nepal Army, said a joint team of Nepal Army, police and locals is searching for the missing.  


Similarly, one person has gone missing in a landslide at Ward No 2 of Phalelung Rural Municipality and search operation is on.