Rolpa landslide kills six

Kathmandu, September 13

Six persons of one family died after a landslide buried their house in Thabang village of Rolpa district in Province 5 on Thursday night.

The District Police Office says Shree Kumari Budha (28), her four-year-old son Asal, her brother-in-law Jaya (38), Jaya’s wife Jyoti (36), Jaya and Jyoti’s children Devaki (9) and Karishma (2) died after their house in Chherlobang Jharne of Thaban rural municipality-2 got buried.

The DPO’s information officer Lila Ram Acharya informs that the locals had learned about the incident only this morning.

While two bodies were taken out from the debris in the morning, the four other bodies were recovered in the afternoon.