Six houses swept away by floods



GORKHA, Sept 15: Six houses were swept away by floods in the Ghatte stream in Sirdibas of Chumunubri rural municipality.

The incident took place on Friday night when landslides triggered by heavy rainfall blocked the stream and forced flood water into the human settlement, according to the rural municipality Chair Dhan Bahadur Gurung.

However, no human casualty has been reported. The houses belonging to Rana Bahadur Gurung, Maiya Gurung, Kali Gurung, Bahadur Gurung, Kumari Gurung and Surman Gurung were swept away. The occupants of the houses have been shifted to safer locations, Gurung said. RSS