Landslide

Landslide kills 34 in Kaski

The death toll from landslides and flooding caused by heavy Monsoon rain in the last two days of July in various VDCs of Kaski district has reached to 34. Most of the victims were senior citizens and young children including a baby aged 3 months.

Lumle, Bhadure Tamagi, Dhikurpokhari are the most affected villages due to landslide. Four persons are still missing.

According to Bamdev Dhungana, president of Kaski Red Cross Chapter, 14 houses in Lumle and 20 houses in Bhaure Tamagi were swept away. Villagers fear multiple others might have been buried under the debris.

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