Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

10 dead in Sankhuasabha landslide

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Ten individuals have so far died in the landslide of Sankhuasabha district, as the three missing were declared dead on Saturday.
A meeting of the District Natural Disaster Rescue Committee of Sankhuwasabha today decided to declare all the three people missing since Monday dead, following a landslide in Syabun-3 of Fachyang. The committee said there was no more hope of finding any more people alive.

Fifty-eight-year-old Kumari Koirala, 30-year-old Samjhana Koirala and 10-year-old Roshan Koirala have been declared legally dead, Chief District Officer Nanda Kishore Tripathi said.

The seven bodies have already been recovered from the landslide debris.

The bodies were of Kritiman Koirala, his wife Devi Maya, daughter Tulsa; Purna Koirala, his father Indra and son Prajwal; and Meharman Koirala.

The families of the victims will receive Rs 40,000 each as a relief fund.



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