Flood damage worth 119.3 million rupees in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, July 16

The recent flood, landslip and inundation have damaged property worth Rs 119.35 million in Bhaktapur.

Bhaktapur District Administration Office shared this information at a press conference yesterday.

Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhatta said flood, landslide and inundation triggered by incessant rain on July 11 and 12 caused this extent of damage in the district. He said three people of the same family were killed when a landslide swept away their house at Changunarayan Municipality and four people were injured due to inundation.

CDO Bhatta added that 111 people were rescued from the inundated areas.

Similarly, flood and landslip damaged 522 houses, 15 sheds, 28 industries and factories including petrol pumps, 133 retail and wholesale shops, a bridge and a road and two hospitals and schools.

The flood swept away 37 pigs and 825 chickens.

The damage caused to the industries, factories and petrol pumps is over Rs 39 million and the damage caused to wholesale and retail stores is over Rs 34 million. Likewise, the inundation damaged property worth Rs 300,000 at Marigold English School, Balkot and livestock and poultry worth over one million rupees were killed in the disaster.