3 members of a family among 4 killed in Bajhang landslide

- Post Report, Bajhang

Jul 21, 2018-

Four people including three members of a single family died after a landslide buried them at Bayan in Khaptad Channa Rural Municipality-6 of Bajhang district on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Ujali Devi Thapa, 52, of Bayan, Khaptad Channa Rural Municipality-6, her daughter-in-law Maheshwori Thapa, 32 and Maheshwori’s six-year-old son Krishna Thapa and Mangal Thapa, 2, of the same village.

According ward member Prem Bahadur Thapa, five-year-old Kabi Raj Thapa and Rikesh Thapa were injured in the incident.

Some of the victims were taking rest under a tree near the Bayan Village and some were walking near the road when the landslide buried them.

The landslide buried Ujeli Devi Thapa, her daughter-in-law and grandson while they were heading towards Ghans Parichana from their home.

The injured children are undergoing treatment at the Patadewal Health Post and they were out of danger, locals said.

Following the incident, a joint police team from Khaptad Channa Police Post and District Police Office, Bajhang, under the headship of Inspector had reached the village to carry out rescue operation.

A pall of gloom has enveloped the village after the incident.


Published: 21-07-2018 19:14

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