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Three houses swept away, one injured in landslides in Sankhuwasabha

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Kimathanka (Sankhuwasabha), June 13: Three houses were swept away by a landslide last night, leaving one injured at Kokti village, Angla of Khandbari municipality-11 in Sankhuwasabha.
According to the District Police Office officiating chief police inspector, Ram Kumar Lamichhane, the landslide swept away the houses owned by locals Mani Prasad Rai, Ram Prasad Rai, and Dil Bahadur Rai. Mani Prasad has been injured in the incident.

Being displaced by the disaster, they and their families are taking refuge in neighbors’ homes. Nine families in various parts of the district have been displaced by the landslide.
At Shekha of Khandbari-4, four families were displaced due to the landslide, according to ward chair Binod Subba.

Similarly, five houses are at high risk from the monsoon-induced disasters at Chichila rural municipality-1 and 2. As Lamichhane said, they are collecting details of the losses caused by the landslide in the district.

The landslide also damaged the North-South Koshi Roadway Project. It damaged a four-kilometer segment of the road along the Khandbari-Kimathanka section which was about to be blacktopped.

Furthermore, the flash flood triggered by incessant rain has damaged the local road in Num, Makalu rural municipality, disrupting traffic. The estimated loss from this damage is around Rs 10 million, as reported by the Road Office. RSS #nepal

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