Road worker buried to death in Gorkha landslide

Published On: August 2, 2020 04:50 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 2: A laborer on duty died along the Arughat-Larke road section here in the district.

Mahedra Gartaula, 33, from Chitwan district was buried in a landslide at Dharche Rural Municipality-3, Tatopani earlier on Sunday morning, according to Nepal Army Major Nishant Chhetri who heads the road construction taskforce.

“His dead body will be sent to Arughat for a post mortem and then be handed over to his relatives,” said Chhetri.

A total of 114 laborers have been working along the road. Each of them has an insurance cover of Rs 1 million.

Nepal Army has been constructing the road connecting Tibet from Habadanda of Arughat Rural Municipality for the last three years.

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