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Monsoon havoc: Six killed, five injured in Tanahun

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.
(Police and locals are searching for those who went missing when a landslide buried their house in Palting, Rishing Gaonpalika-8 of Tanahu on Monday. Five members of the same family have gone missing after the house of a local An Bahadur Thapa was buried, Tanahun, 13 July, 2020. Photo courtesy: Rishing Village Municipality)

TANAHUN:- 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.

Published Date: Monday, July 13th, 2020 | 12:28 AM

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