On-bike livestock official 'swept away' in Kathmandu flood, rescued

KATHMANDU: Police rescued a 51-year-old man who was being "swept away" by a flooding rivulet in Dharmasthali on the northern outskirts of Kathmandu on Friday.

Police said Chief at the Dharmasthali Livestock Service Centre, Jaya Prakash Yadav, was swept away along with his bike today.

Yadav was promptly rescued by a team of police after the incident.

However, the two-wheeler (Ba 63 Pa 828) is still missing.

Meanwhile, an unidentified woman has been reported missing after being swept away by the Bishnumati River from Shobha Bhagawati in Kathmandu on Friday.

Police said a team has been deployed to search the missing woman after they were informed about the incident.

In another rainfall-triggered case in the Valley, a parked car (Ba 9 Cha 343) was buried after the wall of a building in Lagantol, Kathmandu collapsed today.

Locals along with the personnel of Nepal Police and Nepal Army are trying to take the car out of the rubble.

Police said they are investigating into all the cases.