Three killed, one missing in landslides

August 11, 2017

Panchthar : 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. RSS

Man killed after truck rams cycle

Urlabari (Morang) : A cyclist was killed last night after getting rammed by a truck at Biratnagar Metropolitan City – 14 along the Koshi highway.

The deceased has been identified as Manoj Sah, 43, of Biratnagar – 16. The south – bound truck (Ko 1 Kha 5182) struck the ill-fated cycle inflicting fatal injuries on Sah, who died in course of treatment at 9 pm at the Koshi Zonal Hosptal, Biratnagar.

Area Police Office, Rani has arrested the truck driver and impounded the vehicle, according to Inspector Santosh Niraula. RSS