Landslide kills two

Landslide along Munglin-Narayangadh road stretch cleared; no vehicular movement yet

Published On: April 3, 2017 01:22 PM NPT By: Ramesh Kumar Paudel

NARAYANGADH, April 3: The landslide, which killed two, at Ghumaune of Muglin-Narayangadh road stretch has been cleared now. However, the vehicular movement is prohibited on the road as the risk of landslide still looms large at the place.

The landslide buried nine vehicles, including five motorbikes, at 10 am on Monday. Two person were killed while two others sustained injuries as the landslide hit the road. Nine vehicles -one tanker, one truck, one mini truck, one car and five motorbikes –have been buried in the landslide.

One of the deceased has been identified as the assistant driver of the tanker, Na 4 Kha 5419, bound for Narayangadh, according to the Home Ministry. Two injured persons have been rushed to Bharatpur for treatment.

Earlier, DPM Bimalendra Nidhi instructed all the concerned security personnel to get involved in the rescue.

The rescue team comprising members from all of the three security forces - Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Nepal Police has reached the incident site, informed Press Advisor of DPM Ramji Dahal.

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