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Death toll of Bajhang landslide reaches to six, one still missing

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      July 04 2020

 

Bajhang, Nepal, July 4, 2020: Death toll of landslide occurred in Mallesi village of Kedarsyum Rural Municipality in Bajhang district has reached to six. 

According to the reports, dead bodies of six people buried under the debris of the landslide recovered till late evening on Saturday. One person has still been missing in the landslide. 

The dead bodies found under the debris are identified as Ramti Devi Jethara, 43, Shanti Kumari Jethara, 16, Prayag Jethar, 13 and Ashmita Jethara, 7 of same family. 

Two bodies of Santu Jethara, 15 and Dale Jethara, 81 were already retrieved. It is said that Giri Jethara, 20 of the same family is still missing in the landslide. 

The landslide occurred at around 2:00 am on Saturday had swept away a settlement damaging at least 18 households.