Five family members die in house collapse

- Post Report, SALYAN

Aug 30, 2018-

Five members of a family were buried to death and one injured when a house collapsed at Bagchaur Municipality-4 in Salyan district on Tuesday night.  

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Birendra Bahadur Shahi, Ramsingh Kami, his wife Ramkala Kami and their three children  Ganga, 7, Pramila, 6, and Ruplal, 4, died in the house-collapse.

The couple’s eldest daughter Sunita, 11, sustained minor injuries in the incident. Their two other daughters survived the incident as they were at their neighbour’s house that night.

Police suspect that the walls caved in after the house’s foundation sank during rainy season.

“I woke up when I heard my brother cry. The upper half of his body was buried in the debris. I tried to take him out but could not. I did not my see parents and sisters,” Sunita told the Post.

Chief District Officer Kamal Raj Dhakal reached the incident site on Wednesday and provided Rs 100,000 as a relief to the family. Meanwhile, the municipal office also pledged to offer relief to the family.

Published: 30-08-2018 07:23

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