Two doctors killed in Palpa landslide

Two doctors killed in Palpa landslide

Two medical doctors were killed Wednesday in a dry landslide at Siddababa of Palpa along the Sidhhartha Highway.

A van (Lu 1 Cha 170) carrying the doctors associated with Lumbini Medical College was caught in the landslide while it was heading to Butwal from Palpa, according to the police.

Dr TDS Kocher and his spouse Dr Yasoda Kocher died on the spot while two others Dr Jamin Akhtar Mikrani and Dr Prateek were rescued alive. The rescued are undergoing treatment at Butwal-based Lumbini-based City Hospital. RSS

Photo/Video credit: Laxman Pokharel

Source: eKantipur