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Landslide kills one in Dhading

Published on : 24 July, 2020 5:51 pm

A person died after being buried by a landslide here last night. The District Police Office, Dhading identified the deceased as Sanu Babu Pantha, 54, of Ranibari of Thakre rural municipality-6.

According to DPO’s information officer Deputy Superintendent of Police Rupak Khadka said the landslide fell from over a cowshed buried him to death as he was about to set the buffalo free so as to save the animal from getting hit by the landslide.

One buffalo and a goat were also killed in the disaster, according to a local Hari Thapa. With this, the number of losing lives to the landslide-related incidents has reached five.

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