HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
BHOJPUR: Four houses including one school building were swept away, while 21 families were rendered homeless on Sunday night in the heavy downpour-triggered landslip at Gothe Bazaar of Khatamma VDC, Bhojpur.
The houses belonging to Shree Kumar Rai, Dhan Bahadur Rai, Nar Bahadur Rai and Ram Kumar Rai and school building of the Sumnima Primary School at Gothe Bazaar were swept away in the devastating mudslip, local Kuber Rai informed.
Police from Kudakkaule and Kulug had launched the rescue operation in the area that had unleashed terror among locals.
Likewise, seven households were displaced by another landslide at Jugepani of Daduwa VDC in Ramechhap, putting as many as 35 households at the landslip threat. The displaced have been evacuated to safer places, local Sundar Moktan said.
Families of Chandra Bahadur Karki, Dan Bahadur Karki, Badri Bhaadur Karki, Raj Kumar Karki, Prem Bahadur Ghising, Bhim Bahadur Tamang and Narayan Karki were among the displaced.
Ramechhap DAO provided Rs 5,000 as immediate relief to each displaced families.