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(Updated) Syangja landslide: 9 of the same family found dead

Security personnel and locals during a rescue operation following a landslide, in Waling, Syangja, on Thursdaym September 24, 2020.

Waling, September 24

Nine members of a family have been killed in a landslide in Tamadi, Waling municipality-14 of Syangja, on Thursday morning.

A 16-year-old girl from the family, however, was rescued alive.

(Updated at 1 pm)

Syangja landslide: 5 missing people found dead

Waling, September 24

Five persons who were missing since a landslide in Tamadi, Waling municipality-14 of Syangja, on Thursday morning, have been found dead.

Four others are still missing, informs DSP Rajendra Prasad Adhikary, Syangja District Police Office spokesperson.

The victims have been identified as Uma Kala Nepali (28), Maya Nepali (48), Deepak Nepali (30), Sani Nepali (60), and Bibash Nepali (9), They all are members of the same family.

One of the family members, Manisha (16) was rescued and sent to Garhaun Primary Health Centre in Waling for treatment.

Security personnel have continued rescue efforts although the landslide has also not stopped.

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