One killed, five injured in landslide in Gumli

Published On: September 21, 2016 10:24 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

GULMI, Sept 21: One person was killed and five others were injured in a rain-triggered landslide that occurred at Shantipur- VDC in Gulmi district on Tuesday night. 

The deceased has been identified as Durga Bahadur Thapa, 31, of Juniya VDC-5 in the district. 

The landslide fallen on the house of Thapa buried him along his neighbors as well as their spouse and children. Seriously hurt in the incident, Thapa was rushed to the local health centre where he breathed his last during the treatment, according to the District Police Office (DPO), Gulmi. 

Injured in the incident are Khemraj Thapa, his spouse Sunita Thapa and daughters Heera Thapa and Barsha Thapa. 

Similarly, Deepak Thapa of Dibrung-6 in the district also sustained injuries in the incident. The injured are receiving treatment at the local health centre, said Mahendra Nepal, Officiating Chief of DPO, Gulmi. RSS 

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