Pilgrim dies in Rasuwa landslide

Published On: August 4, 2018 09:27 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RASUWA, Aug 3: A pilgrim heading toward Gosainkunda died on the way after being buried by a landslide. The deceased has been identified as Namrata Karki of Chandrpur Municipality-1, Rautahat.

DSP Santosh Tamang confirmed that 35-year-old Karki died during the incident at Mini-Gorainkunda-6 of Rasuwa district whereas another trekker Rama Acharya has been injured. 

Twenty-seven pilgrims from Rautahat were heading to Gosaikunda when the incident took place. 

Altogether 10 individuals have died whereas 13 have been injured in landslides in the district within a month.

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