Dolakha landslide:4 dead‚ 8 injured

Dolakha, August 09. Four persons, including two children died and eight others were injured in a landslide in Jiri of Dolakha in the week hours of Saturday.

The Police person told that Sujal Jirel (5), Sushma Jirel and Pema Doma Tamang (37) and her 17-year-old daughter Phurlamu Tamang were killed when the landslide triggered by torrential rainfall buried their houses.

It has said that the incident occurred at around 1am today. The injured have been receiving treatment at a local hospital in Jiri of Dolakha .

Earlier, 156 people were killed when a massive landslide swept away entire Jure village in Sindhupalchok last Saturday. Similarly, six persons were killed and several other have been missing in a landslide at Fachayang, Syabun-3 of Sankhuwasabha on Monday.