Landslide Kills four in Jajarkot


JAJARKOT, Aug 5: Four members of a family died after being buried in a landslide in Thanti bazaar in ward no. 3 of Bheri municipality on Sunday morning.

Lal Bahadur Lohar and his wife and children were buried in the landside that washed away the house they were living on rent in the road leading to Pani Naula from Thanti bazaar. Lal Bahadur was rescued alive from the house owned by Tirtha Bohara. However, his wife, daughter and two sons died in the incident.

According to Chief District Officer Lalit Kumar Basnet, a house belonging to Gopal Sunar was also buried in the incident and security persons are currently carrying out rescue work with the help of locals.