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- Landslides at 9 Different Places, 9 Missing, 22 Missing After Heavy Rains in Sindhupal Chowk District
KathmanduOne hour ago
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Local people standing on the roadside after a landslide on Sunday in Sindhupal Chowk district of Nepal.
- According to the officials of Sindhupal Chowk district, two residential areas were destroyed in a landslide in the Twelve Twenty Municipalities.
- Rescue operation continues after landslides, 222 families need to make immediate living arrangements
9 killed and 22 people went missing in a landslide at two different places in Sindhupal Chowk district of Nepal. Chief District Officer Umesh Kumar Dhakal told that the rescue operation is being run. The bodies of 9 people have been removed. The search for the missing people continues. The district has been receiving heavy rains since Saturday night. Landslides occurred around 4 am Sunday. According to Dhakal, two residential areas were destroyed in a landslide in Barhabis municipality. The water has completely entered 19 houses. At the same time, a large number of other houses have also been damaged. There is a need to make immediate living arrangements for 222 families.
Sindhupal Chowk is often at risk of floods and landslides
According to Nepal officials, Sindhupal Chowk district adjoining China is often at risk of floods and landslides. In the 2015 earthquake here, 9 thousand people lost their lives. Landslides are more likely to occur after heavy rains, especially in the 12th region.