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  • Three killed, one missing in landslides

    Friday 11th of August

    Panchthar, August 11: Three people have gone missing when a local Newa rivulet swept them away at Phalelung Rural Municipality-3 in the district this morning.

    The missing are Bishnu Rai, his daughter Susmita and granddaughter, said a local Deependra Chauhan.

    According to Chauhan, they were first swept away by a landslide fell above their house and then washed into a swollen rivulet.

    Battalion commander, Shivram Panta of here based Odin Battalion of the Nepal Army, said a joint team of Nepal Army, police and locals is searching for the missing.

    Similarly, one person has gone missing in a landslide at Ward No 2 of Phalelung Rural Municipality and search operation is on.