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Three die in landslide in Darchula

2021 Jul 08, 14:20, KATHMANDU

Three people lost their lives after being buried in a landslide in Darchula. The police have informed that due to the landslide caused by the incessant rain in Chaukhutte of Naugad Rural Municipality-3 a house got buried killing two people living in it and another got killed outside the house.

DSP Manohar Bhatta, chief of the District Police Office of Darchula, mentioned that 72-year-old Geuli Thagunna and her three-month-old granddaughter Manjari Thagunna got buried along with the house. He added that 29-year-old Laxman Sitauli was also killed in the landslide that occurred in the area.

Meanwhile, the flood in the local river has washed away the second Khar Khola micro hydropower project. DSP Bhatta said the flood had entirely washed away the 32-kilowatt project. He added the flood has also swept away a suspension bridge and three concrete bridges that were under construction.


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