One dead as quake-damaged house collapses

A worker died when a house damaged by the recent devastating earthquake collapsed in Dolakha district headquarters on Wednesday.

Worker Gopi Krishna Thami of Chyamawati-9 Suspa in the district died when the house came crashing down today. Another worker Man Bahadur Thami was injured in the incident.

Chief District Officer Devendra Lamichhane informed that five persons buried under the rubbles were rescued alive. “The house was alongside a busy road. We are searching through the debris to look if anyone was trapped under it,” said Lamichhane.

Source: eKantipur