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Preparations on to supply relief materials by helicopter

BANEPA

Apr 29, 2015-

Efforts are underway to supply relief materials to the VDCs beyond the Mahabharat range in Kavrepalanchowk district.

Chief District Officer Sudarshan Dhakal informed that although there were no tarpaulin sheets currently, they were going to supply fast foods as beaten rice, chow-chow and drinking water to the people from Dandagaon, Pheksingtar, Gokule, Banchaur, Salmechaur, Salthara, Milche VDCs.

The rescue operation halted at Bankhuchaur VDC on Tuesday for adverse weather would resume today.

According to CDO Dhakal, 273 were killed in the district while more than 1,000 injured and more than 112,000 displaced. As many as 28,000 houses are collapsed, and 18,500 got partial damages.

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ram Kumar KC, at the District Police Office, said a separate police team was mobilized to identify the dead bodies and hand over to the respective relatives on the spot. RSS

Published: 29-04-2015 11:33

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