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11 dead bodies recovered from Sindhupalchok landslide, 27 still missing

A total of 38 persons had gone missing in the landslide occurred on Friday morning. Of the deceased, four are men, two women and five children. According to the District Police Office, the deceased are yet to be identified.
(The injured are being airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment. . The bodies of seven people who died in the landslide have been found and 31 are still missing. Sindhupalchok, 14 August, 2020. Photo: Devraj Subedi)

SINDHUPALCHOWK:- Eleven dead bodies were recovered from the landslide occurred at Lidi of Jugal Rural Municipality-2. The dead bodies were retrieved on Friday evening.
A total of 38 persons had gone missing in the landslide occurred on Friday morning. Of the deceased, four are men, two women and five children. According to the District Police Office, the deceased are yet to be identified.
Police added that a search for 27 others missing in the landslide is underway. Similarly, injured Rup Bahadur Dong, Janumaya Dong, Pasang Dong and KevringTamang were airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment Friday afternoon.
They are undergoing treatment at Baneshwar-based Civil Hospital. Meanwhile, Speaker at the House of Representatives Agni Sapkota and Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa reached the landslide-hit area with relief materials in the afternoon.
Chief District Officer Umesh Kumar Dhakal shared that edible goods, tents and other essential materials were provided to the survivors.

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