3 more killed in Jhapa floods

JHAPA: Three more persons, including a minor, were killed in floods triggered by incessant rainfall in various places of the district till Tuesday.

According to the District Police Office, Jhapa, the deceased have been identified as Lukhiram Soren of Garmani-2, two-year-old Manish Bhujel of Togachhi-8 and Anuj Neupane of Dhulabari.

Two persons had died in a similar incident yesterday.

The DPO has informed that as many as 2,283 people were rescued while 669 houses were still inundated by the floods in the district.

Police and concerned authorities have alerted the locals to stay safe as the water level different rivers has been rising.