At least six people killed in Nuwakot landslides

At least six people killed in Nuwakot landslides

At least six people were buried to death in two landslides here in the district on Thursday night.

Five people were killed and six other have been injured in a landslide here at Gorsyang VDC-2, Kavre of the district.

According Siddhi Bikram Shah, DSP at District police office, the deceased have been identified as Sukmaya Tamang, 35, Keshab Tamang, 11, Som Bahadur Tamang, 36, Phurke Tamang, 36, and Purna Bahadur Tamang, 9.

The injured are Asmita Tamang, Sundari Tamang, Suman Tamang Ashok Tamang, Anju Maya Tamang and Anish Tamang.

According to DSP Shah, preperation is underway to airlift the injured to Kathmandu for treatment.
Four houses were buried in the incident.

Likewise, an elderly woman – 80-year old Tek Kumari Thapa Magar- was killed in a separate landslide at Samari-7 , Jharling of the district.

Two houses belonging to Som Bahadur and Lal Bahadur Magar were swept away by the landslide.

Source: MyRepublica