Mother killed, two daughters missing in Dolakha landslide

Charikot, Dolakha: A person has been killed and three others are reported missing in a landslide that struck last night in Lakuridanda of Bhimeshwar Municipality-9 in Dolakha district.

The deceased has been identified as Shanti Thami (35) and those who have gone missing are her daughters Roshani Thami (12) and Santoshi Thami (10).

The landslide triggered by incessant rainfall swept away two houses in Kutkute area at around 1:30 am today, killing Thami and burying her daughters, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rameshwor Karki of District Police Office.

The search is on for the missing persons, informed police.

Meanwhile, the mudslides triggered by the incessant downpour has obstructed vehicular movement along the Lamosanghu-Jiri road section.