Seven dead in Taplejung landslide

TAPLEJUNG: Seven persons of a family have been buried in a landslide at Thukimba-6 in Taplejung district. Four others have gone missing in the landslide.

The landslide caused by heavy rainfall killed Ashta Bahadur Shiwa, his wife, son Salman, daughter in law Manmaya, grandsons Nani Ram and Khagendra and granddaughter Naina on Wednesday late night , police said.

The missing are family members of Tej Bahadur Siwa.

The landslide has completely damaged the two houses.