Landslide kills three of a family in Dhading

Published On: July 21, 2020 08:57 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 21: A landslide triggered by incessant rainfall for the past two days killed three people of the same family in Dhading on Tuesday morning.

Milan Khad, 25, Samjana Khad, 22, and their two-year-old child Anjita Khad of Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-6, Agnichowk were killed in the landslide, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Rupak Khadka at Dhading District Police Office.

The continuous downpour from Sunday has caused huge destruction in the northern parts of the district. While major highways are disrupted, several houses have been swept away by floods and landslides in the district. A large number of families in different parts of the district have been displaced as a result of landslides.

Vehicular movement in the Prithivi Highway has come to a halt due to landslides.

The Metrological Forecasting Division has said that Nepal is expected to receive the monsoon rainfall till Friday. The Department has also asked people to take necessary precautions and stay in safe areas.




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