Makwanpur landslide: Two including minor killed, eight missing
- Monsoon Fury
Aug 13, 2017-
Two people including a child were killed and eight others went missing following a landslide at in Makwanpur district on Saturday night.
Six members of a family including Manthali Mangal Ngesur of Bakaiya Rural Municipality in the district have been missing. The deceased child was also from the same family.
In a separate incident, 40-year-old Bir Bahadur Moktan of Bakaiya RM has died after he was swept away for flooded Bunge rivulet.
Similarly, a man and a woman have been missing after a house was buried in Chhatiwan Jaljale. Police said they have been searching for the missing.
Ward 4 and 5 of Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City have been submerged following the incessant rains. Short routes including Kulekhani-Phakhel have been obstructed due to landslides.
Locals of Mahahari Rural Municipality in the district have been displaced after waters from a flooded river entered their village. Security personnel have been trying to resume obstructed road, police said.
A meeting of the District Disaster Relief Committee, Hetauda, on Sunday morning has decided to provide immediate relief by collecting data of the landslide affected family.
Published: 13-08-2017 12:07