Four of a single family killed in Syangja landslide

POKHARA: Four persons of a single family were buried to death after torrential rain triggered a landslide at Kyarebhanjyang–7 of Syangja district on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Chandra Kumari Saru Magar (78), her daughter Hum Kumari Mashrangi (32) of Malyangkot-8 in Syangja, granddaughter Punam and grandson Sujan, informed Inspector Uttam Prakash Baral of Waling-based Ward Police Office.

Mashrangi along with her two children had gone to her mother to celebrate the Teej festival.

A police team had recovered the bodies and they have been sent to Waling Primary Health Centre for postmortem.

The incident site is 14 km east from Waling.