KATHMANDU, Sep 24: Five persons were injured as a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall buried three vehicles along the Kanti Lokpath road in Lalitpur district on Thursday morning.
According to the Lalitpur Metropolitan Police Range, the landslide, which occurred at Bhattedanda, buried two tipper trucks and a motorcycle.
“Of the injured, one is critical, while the remaining are out of danger. The government is preparing to airlift the injured to Kathmandu for further treatment. It has been difficult to reach the incident site as the road is full of debris,” said Nawaraj Silwal, a member of the House Of Representatives elected from Lalitpur-1.
“We have asked the home ministry for a helicopter to rescue the critically injured, but that has not been possible so far due to bad weather,” he said.