23 killed in Kaski landslides identified

23 killed in Kaski landslides identified

Identification 23 people killed in landslides that hit Bhadaure Tamagi, Lumle and Dhikur Pokhari VDCs in Kaski district on Tuesday midnight has been established.

According to police, five people were killed in Bhadaure Tamagi-5, 16 in Lumle-6 and two in Dhikur Pokhari-9. 18 people sustained injuries in landslides, while three men are still missing in Bhadaure.

Tikaram BK,65, Ram Kumari BK,55, Gauri Parajuli,31, Karan Parajuli,7 and Nandakali Parajuli,65 were killed in Bhadaure, informed DSP Kedar Rajarure at District Police Office, Kaski. 10 houses have been completely damaged and three partially in the VDC.

Those killed in Lumle landslide are Arjun Gurung, 10, Ratna Paudel, 70, Basanti BK, 85 and Chija BK, 32. Similarly, Samjhana BK,14, Salina BK,10, Sunil BK,9, Manju Sunuwar,26 and her three-month-old daughter Seema , Sun Kumari GC,32, Sugam GC,10, Sangam GC,5, Chhiring Rai 56 and his wife, Khimauri BK,65 and Padami Devkota 65.

10 houses have been completely damaged in Lumle.

Likewise, Ashmita Dahal, 17 and Prem Raj Dahal, 19, were killed as landslide hit Dhikur Pokhari.

Dead bodies of all the deceased have been brought to Western Regional Hospital for postmortem.

Source: MyRepublica