Inclining building prompts evacuation in Old Baneshwar

People living in a seven-storied building at local Old Baneshwar Chowk and those in other houses around it have been evacuated after the building inclined following the rainfall since Thursday morning. Goods have also been moved out of the building and the houses.

The building was untouched by the massive earthquake on Saturday but it started tilting this morning when the rain started pouring . Police have cordoned off the roads around the area and alerted the people.

The portion of the building above the third floor has inclined backwards and is on the verge of falling. The building stands on a narrow plot. People have thronged to see the building, according to Nisha Tamang, a local. RSS

Source: eKantipur