Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Five died in a landslide in Bajhang

Bajhang: Five people have died in a landslide in the Bajhang district. Dharmraj Rokaya and his wife Jayasara Rokaya have died when the landslide hit their house in Khaptadchhanna Rural Municipality Ward No. 4 of the district.

Similarly, Biru Giri of the same municipality ward no. 5 died due to a landslide and his wife Chandra Giri has gone missing.

The bodies of 2 of the 23 people who went missing in a landslide at Thalara Rural Municipality Ward No. 4 Dikhla on Tuesday morning have been found.

According to the District Police Office Bajhang, they have not been identified. Another 21 people are being searched.

The death toll from floods and landslides in the Farwestern Province has risen to 23.

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