Nine members of a single die in landslide in Gulmi


download (2)Dhurkot (Gulmi), June 20: Nine members of a single family died after they were buried in a landslide at Aglung VDC in Gulmi district Thursday night. Of the deceased, five are below 10 years.

According to the District Police Office, Gulmi, seven members died after the landslide buried the house of Bhabilal Kunwar at Nipane in the VDC.

The deceased have been identified as Bhabilal Kunwar, his wife Cheti Kunwar, 60, daughter-in-law Sita Kunwar, 30, granddaughters– Harikala Kunwar, 4, Bipana Kunwar, 2, and Bindu, 8,– grandson Chetman Kunwar, 10, nephew Bhima Kunwar, 6, and daughter Juthi Bista, 40, said information officer at the District Police Officer, Police Inspector Nishant Shreevastav.

The incident place is 42-kilomters away from the district headquarters, Tamghas.

Different teams of Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force in the district have been deployed towards the incident site.

Landslide had occurred at different places of Aglung VDC due to heavy rainfall on Thursday afternoon.

The landslide also buried the houses of Juthe Pariyar and Dhan Bahadur Pariyar of Aglung-4 and Krishna BK of Aglung-2, it is learnt. RSS