Woman killed after landslide buries house

KATHMANDU, June 20 : A woman has died after she was buried by landslide triggered by incessant rain at Tangram Phaparkhet of Kathekhola in Baglung district today. Police identified the deceased as 38-year-old Bimala Pun.
Although the house-owner Tika Pun and other members of the family could save their lives, Bimala had gone missing after their hose was buried by landslide. Police and Nepal Army personnel had retrieved her dead body from the debris today afternoon, the District Police Office Baglung said.

Chief Minister Gurung expresses grief
Meanwhile, Chief Minister of Gandaki State, Prithvi Subba Gurung has expressed grief over the loss of life and property caused by the landslip occurred at Tangram Thotneri of Kathekhola rural municipality in Baglung district today.

In a statement, the Chief Minister has condoled the demise of a woman in the incident. He thanked all those who helped with the search and rescue efforts. Chief Minister Gurung has drawn the attention of the local level concerned for the rescue, relief, rehabilitation and protection of the settlement.RSS