Three women were buried to death and eight others sustained injuries after a mound of earth caved in at Seri of Kapalleki VDC-9 in Doti district on Thursday.
They were killed after being trapped in earth while digging out the clay to coat their house this morning. The women died while they were being taken to Rajpur based hospital.
The deceased have been identified as Kali Bhul, 23; Sita Bhul, 22; and Kumari Bhul, 18, of Kalpaleki-VDC, said Him Kumar Lama, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Regional Police Office, Dipayal.
Injured others are undergoing treatment at Sujang Hospital at Rajpur.
Locals and Nepal Army personnel rescued the injured women and took them to hospital. RSS