Man buried in landslide, wife injured

GORKHABAZAAR: An elderly man died after being buried in a landslide at Lho VDC-9 of north Gorkha on Wednesday.

Pasang Tsering Lama (70) died on the spot after being crushed by a stone that came along with the landslide from above the hill. His wife Kalten Lama was injured. Kalten is undergoing treatment at the local health centre.

The Lama couple was reportedly returning home from Syala-Lho village when the incident took place, local resident Tsewang Lama said.

A team of police has already reached the site and further details are awaited, according to DSP at the District Police Office, Gorkha Basant Rajaure.