Five reported killed in overnight landslide in Nuwakot

Nuwakot, Aug. 28 : Five people were killed in a landslide that swept away two houses in Gorsyang-2 of Nuwakot last night.

The identity of the dead is know yet known, according to the District Police Office, Nuwakot. The locals had found the five buried in the debris.

A police team has reached the site early this morning. Five people were rescued alive, said police inspector Padhumna Adhikari. Another police team has left for the site.

Many more people are still believed to have been trapped in the debris of the two houses, said local resident Rajaram Adhikari. The landslide continues to fall.

Landslip has also been reported in Samari-7 of Nuwakot. Some houses have been reported to have been buried and a police team has left for the site, the police office said. RSS

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