2 killed in Rolpa landslide

Representational sketch: A landslide in Nepal
Representational sketch: A landslide in Nepal

Rolpa, September 6

Two persons have died when a landslide buried their house at Bamla, Dhawang of the Rolpa municipality-10 in the Rolpa district.

Gausari Thapa (70) and Himal Roka (5) were killed when the landslide buried the house of Purna Bahadur Thapa last night, DSP Naresh Raj Subedi says.

Man Bahadur Roka (35) and Bhim Kumar Roka (33) have sustained injuries in the incident.

A house has been completely damaged while two others have suffered partial damage at the place due to torrential rain.

A team from the District Police Office, the Armed Police Force personnel and locals had rescued the injured persons.

Meanwhile, the flooded Phagamkhola river has swept away a school bus belonging to the Sunlight Boarding School at Sulichaur of Sunil Smriti rural municipality-4 in the district.

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