Death toll in Rasuwa landslide climbs to 4

Published On: July 26, 2018 10:59 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 26: At least four people have died while five others have gone missing in a landslide that occurred in Timure of the district on early Thursday.

The deceased have been identified as Shyam Tamang, Mangal Tamang, Bikram Newar and Sus Khadka of Bhotekoshi-4.

All the four killed were the cargo drivers, according to Police Inspector Dilip Chhetri. Police said they are searching the missing ones.

Kami Ghale, Prasan Gyalmo Ghale, Mingmar Tamang are still misssing. The identity of Sumo driver and the surname of Sarmila are yet to be retrieved. 

Two excavators and a dozer are being used for rescue work.

A total of 12 people have been rescued so far.


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