KATHMANDU: At least four persons buried and many have gone missing in after landslides caused by incessant rainfall in Syangja, Palpa and Dolakha district.
Prem Kumari Darlami, 12; and son Bishnu Darlami, 8, were killed in the incident. The two were killed in Khanichhap VDC-7 in Palpa district last night.
Similarly, Rita Bhattarai, 25, of Kuwakot VDC-5 of Syangja district died after a landslip buried her while fetching water.
The districts of Lumbini and Gandaki zones have witnessed heavy rainfall since last evening.
Meanwhile, the Siddhartha Highway has been disrupted due to landslides in many sections.
Likewise, five persons of a family went missing after a house was swept away by a landslide at Marbu, police said.
The missing are Pale Thami, his wife Shiva Laxmi Thami and their three grandchildren, DSP Om Adhikari said.