Two children buried to death in rain-triggered mudslide in Dharan

Published On: October 20, 2021 02:15 PM NPT By: Republica

ITAHARI, Oct 20: Two children were buried to death in a mudslide triggered by incessant rainfall in Dharan-13, Nageshwor Marga. They were buried to death at around 2PM on Tuesday after a mudslide enveloped a one-story house. The deceased are four-year-old Nihan Rai and eight-year-old Nishu Rai. 

Upon receiving the information, the Area Police Office of Dharan had deployed a rescue team. The team recovered the buried bodies at around 3:30PM, said Dharan Police Office. 

According to DSP Narendra Karki, the Spokesperson for the District Police Office Sunsari, the other people rescued in the incident were rushed to the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.

(With inputs from RSS)


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