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Infant among three dead in Rolpa landslide

- Post Report, ROLPA

Jul 2, 2018-

At least three people, including an infant, died in a landslide that occurred at Saibang, Runtigadi Rural Municipality-5 in Rolpa district on Monday.

According to the police, the landslide buried the house of Raj Kumar BK, killing his post-natal wife Kamala, 22, and 18-day-old daughter Ayusha. Likewise, Raj Kumar’s neighbour’s daughter Chitra BK, 15, was also killed in the incident. Raj Kumar has been currently living abroad as a migrant worker.

The deceased were pulled out from the debris but all of them passed away before they could get any medical attention.

Heavy downpour in Rolpa since Saturday cause massive damages to houses in the remote areas of the district. Also, dirt roads have also sustained damages in the district causing disruption in transportation services.

Published: 02-07-2018 15:06

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