Seven families trapped in landslide rescued

Published On: July 18, 2016 01:54 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

TAPLEGUNJ, July 18: Police in active participation of the locals have rescued seven families, who were trapped in landslide at Sotlim village in Tapethok-8 VDC in Taplejung district, and relocated them to safer places.

The seven families from Lamatar, Jaubari and Hekku in Sotlim village were rescued after they were trapped in the landslide from Saturday.

A team of police headed by Assistant Sub-Inspector Pradip Rai of the Tapethokj Police Office had reached the incident area for the same. 

A 28-year-old local, Manita Rai, has gone missing since the disaster stroke, police said. RSS 

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