1 dead, 6 injured and 25 houses buried in Parbat landslide

- Post Report, NANGLIWANG

Jul 18, 2018-

A teenager died when a landslide triggered by incessant rain swept away a house at Lasti Berneta of Jaljala rural municipality in Parbat district on Tuesday night.

According to the police, 16-year-old Bikas Pariyar, son of Bam Bahadur Pariyar, has gone missing after their stone and mud house was swept away by the landslide at 1 am today. Pariyar’s body was recovered from the landslide debris at around 9am this morning.

Likewise, 25 houses in the settlement at Lasti Berneta have suffered damages and five others are missing in the landslide, informed Chief District Officer Gurudutta Dhakal.

Six people were injured when the house of Bhimlal Acharya collapsed due to landslide at Baskot, Dhairing of Jaljala rural municipality. The incident took place at night when the people were asleep. The injured have been taken to local hospital.

Meanwhile, the Maldhunga-Beni road has been obstructed due to landslide at Pang of Kushma municipality.

Published: 18-07-2018 14:16

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