Three killed in Rolpa landslide


Jul 23, 2018-

Three people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Rolpa on Sunday. Local Chameli Pun, 18, Oba Gharti, 12, and Hume Gharti, 18, died after a landslide triggered by incessant rain fall buried the shed, where they were sleeping, at Phuldhara of Suneel Smriti-8 last night.

After learning about the incident, the villagers pulled out the bodies. According to police, the three went to sleep at the shed to take care of the cattle. All three deceased are relatives and they couldn’t be rescued immediately as the shed was far from the village. The incident site is 12 km away from the rural municipality centre Sulichaur.

Last month, three people had died after a house was buried by a landslide in Runtigadhi Rural Municipality of northern Rolpa.

Published: 23-07-2018 19:49

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