Landslide, flood claim 5 in Sindhupalchowk
Five persons belonging to two families were killed in landslide and flood related incidents in two VDCs of Sindhupalchowk district on Monday night.
Three minors, a pregnant mother and an elderly died in the incident.
According to Area Police Office, Barhabise, three persons died after being swept away by a flash-flood in Ghorthali VDC. They have been identified as Indramaya Thami, 25, and her two daughters Sita, 7, and Laxmi, 3. Indramaya was also about to deliver another child. The bodies of the mother and her two daughters were found nearby the site of the incident.
Similarly, an elderly and his granddaughter died after landslides buried the cow shed they were sleeping in at Dhuskun VDC-6 of the district last night.
The deceased have been identified as Man Bahadur Bohora, 72, and his 7-year-old granddaughter Isha Bohora, reports quoted police as saying. nepalnews.com