Landslide Bury Police Post, Four Died (Update)

Landslide Bury Police Post, Four Died

July 26, 2018, 7:42 a.m.

Four people including 35 years old container driver killed last night when landslide buried the houses they were sleeping at Timure of Gosaikunda Rural Municipality Ward No 2 Rasuwa.

Landslide also burred the police post, temporary shelters and two hotels. Police rescued twelve persons and were taken to the health post. After primary treatment, nine were already discharged.

According to Nepal Police News Bulletin, rescue operation still continues.

Caused by torrential rain, a landslide buried a Police Post in Tamure of Langtang National Park Ghatnara Bichar online reports. Chief District Officer Krishna Poudel said that temporary police post of Tamure buried by landslides.

Twelve people who were near the police posts were injured and taken to the Timure health post.

According to report, 8-10 people are missing. As the landslides fall at the midnight, the rescue and search operation has already began from early in the morning. Chief District Office Poudel told Ghatna Ra Bichar that security team has already mobilized in search and rescue.

The post is located within the buffer zone area of Langtang National Park.

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