Three persons, including two of a same family, were swept by flood triggered by heavy rains on Saturday night in Bajhang district. Two others have gone missing.
The flooded Guhe River swept away Harka BK, 28, his wife Dalli Devi BK, 25, and Kalasa BK, 35, of Thalara Rural Municipality-4. Harka’s three-year-old son Sakchyam and daughter Manisha, 6, have gone missing.
They had gone missing on Saturday night but their bodies were found only on Sunday morning. Police said a team including rescue personnel and local representatives has left for the incident site.
Similarly, two houses and seven cattle at Kedarsyu Rural Municipality were also swept away by flood in the district. Agriculture technician at ChabisPathivera Rural Municipality Dhanser Buda informed potatoes planted in some 500 ropanis of land was also damaged by the flood.
Transportation along the Jaya Prithivi Highway has been halted after debris blocked the road section at Sudikhola section at Kedarsyu Rural Municipality.
Water level at various rivers in the district have gone up following heavy rainfall on Saturday night.