Landslide displaces 25 families in Myagdi

Published On: July 23, 2016 11:47 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BABIYACHOUR (Myagdi), July 23: Locals of Torakhet in Myagdi district have been displaced by landslide.

A total of 25 families of Torakhet of Bhakimli-9 were compelled to leave the village as landslides of Akkare cliff started sweeping their houses and farms away.

They were displaced from the village after different initiatives to control the landslide went in vain. Although different bodies including District Soil Conservation Office and Nepal Red Cross spent huge amount of money to control the landslide, but went in vain.

A local Dil Bahadur Sapkota said that the landslide has damaged some five hectares of land and 11 houses have been completely damaged.

Locals of Torakhet, where there was majority of Dailt community, have now shifted to Bhakimli, Bhakundechour and Tamane. RSS  

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