Print Edition - 2015-06-01  |  Earthquake Relief

Okhaldhunga children rescued

- POST REPORT, Okhaldhunga
Okhaldhunga children rescued

May 31, 2015-

Twenty-nine child victims of the Great Earthquake from different VDCs in Okhaldhunga district have been rescued with the efforts of Mahesh Komorcha of Khiji Chandeshwori-2. The children were rescued from Pokli, Ragani, Raniban, Rawadolu, Patle, Khijikati, Khiji Chandeshwori and Khijifalate VDCs. Among these, the most children, seven, were rescued from Khijifalate.

Among the rescued are Danima Sherpa, Chhering Tenji Sherpa, Pasang Tenji Sherpa, Tendi Sherpa, Mingmar Sherpa and Dati Sherpa of Pokli-8, Danuri Sherpa and Nangnuri Sherpa of Ragani-9 and Chhering Dawa Sherpa, Pemnuri Sherpa, Pesi Sherpa, Pemba Sherpa and Jina Tamang of Ragani-8, Rabin Basnet and Sabin Basnet of Rawadolu-8.

Likewise, Shantalal Tamang, Sita Tamang, Budhlachhi Tamang of Khijikati-2, TilakmanTamang of Khijikati-1, Sumit Bhattarai of Khijikati-5 and Lakpa Golje Sherpa of Patle-6, Bijay Tamang of Khiji Chandeshwori-7, Sarishma Sunuwar, Lani Dolma Tamang and Manojraj Tamang of Khijifalate-3, Nischita Sunuwar of Khijifalate-2,NawarajPariyar and SujanPariyar of Khijifalate-7 and BirbahadurTamang of Khijifalate-8 have also been rescued.

“The children were rescued based on information collected from news media. Currently, they are receiving shelter in Bal Uddhar Kendra in Sifal, Kathmandu,” Komorcha said.

According to the Kendra, most of the children’s parents are injured and their homes have been damaged by the quake. Similarly, one child lost a parent in the quake.

Published: 01-06-2015 07:47

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