3 of single family killed in Surkhet landslide

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At least three people were reported dead after a monsoon-triggered landslide swept away a house here in Surkhet.

Three members of a single family were killed after the landslide buried the house at Sindurkhola village of Badakholi area in Gurbhakot Municipality – 6 in eastern part of the district headquarters of Birendranagar.

The deceased have been identified as Gumansing Budha, 83, grandsons Bikram Budha, 14, and Saran Budha, 12, of Gurbhakot – 6. The landslide struck at 12 midnight, according to Area Police Office, Chinchule. Their bodies were retrieved from under the rubble Sunday morning.

Meanwhile, landslide at Harre – Kohalpur section of Ratna Highway has obstructed vehicular movement. RSS

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