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Six still missing in Dordi River flood in Nepal


LAMJUNG: Six people who went missing in the sudden flash flood of the Dordi River on Wednesday were yet to be found. The personnel of Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force along with representatives and locals were involved in searching the missing since Thursday morning, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rabindra Man Gurung said.
According to Gurung, eight people who were injured in the flash flood are receiving treatment at Lamjung District Community Hospital.
“If we had got alert about the flash flood on right time, we would have not become the victims of the flood,” one of the injured, Santosh Sardar from saptari district, said.
The flood had swept away the labourers working at the Upper Dordi Hydro Power Project ‘A’ of 25 Megawatt yesterday at around 3 pm. The flood had taken the lives of four persons who were found dead down at the bank of the river.
The identified four are Said Ansari, 35, of Jitpur Simara Sub-Metropolitan City of Bara district, Shiv Dhanu Chaudhari, 30, of Pokhariya Municipality of Parsa district, 50-year-old Bhuvaneshwor Chaudhari of Saptakoshi Municipality of Saptari district and around 35-year-old Ramesh Budha of Aalital Rural Municipality of Dadeldhura district.

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