Five houses buried by landslide in Bajhang

Published On: July 30, 2016 10:52 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BAITADI, July 30: Five houses have been buried due to landslide triggered by torrential rain in Bajhang district on Friday. Similarly, eight houses are at high risk of landslide.

Narendra Chand, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Bajhang, said that the landslide has swept away houses of Bam Bahadur Bohara, Gore Bohara, Lal Bahadur Bohara, Mohan Bahadur Bohara and Min Bahadur Bohara of, Chukjhad in Kanda VDC-4.

Similarly, houses of Ram Bohara, Jogmal Bohara, Dalbhan Kami, Phuge Bohara, Giri Bohara, Dhurpu Bohara, among others are at high risk. 
Police said that no human casualty has been reported yet. Chand said that they have failed to get latest information about the incident as communication service has remained disrupted.

There is settlement of 105 families in Chukjhad village, it is learnt. The entire village is now at high risk of landslide as torrential rain is still taking place. 

Chand said that a police team has headed towards the incident site. It lies three-day trek from the district headquarters, Chainpur. RSS 


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