PYUTH AN, July 27: A landslide triggered by continuous rains since Monday buried five houses at Sim of Phopli-6 in Pyuthan, killing three including a couple. Others four have gone missing in the landslide that occurred last night.
The deceased have been identified as Narayan KC; and Dron Bahadur KC and his spouse Pabitra.
Others four Hari Bahadur KC, his spouse Bindu, Nara Bahadur Budhathoki ( Jageshwor ) and his wife Tima are missing in the disaster.
Hari Bahadur is the central member of CPN (Maoist).
However, Nani Maiya KC and Bhimsen Pun were rescued alive from the landslide debris.
So far 20 people have been killed and 24 have gone missing in the landslide-related incidents in the district.
Meanwhile, a committee formed for the relief and rescue of victims of water-induced disasters in the district has called on the government, demanding effective rescue and relief efforts. RSS