5 workers killed in Nawalpur landslide

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Kawasoti, November 5

Five persons have died after being buried in a landslide in Bulingtar rural municipality of Nawalpur district on Wednesday evening.

The workers deployed for the construction of Kaligandaki corridor road lost their lives when a mass of land caved in above them.

The District Police Office Chief Prakash Malla says all of the victims are residents of Bulingtar-4. They have been identified as Gopal Garanja (20), Chet Bahadur Aslami Magar, Tara Bahadur Lungeli, Tul Bahadur Saru *42), and Sun Bahadur Pulami (42).

Police personnel and locals had taken out the bodies from the landslide yesterday.

Two persons have been injured and they are undergoing treatment at a health facility in Bharatpur of Chitwan.

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