Nepal | July 10, 2020

Mother, two daughters killed in Jajarkot landslide

Dinesh Kumar Shrestha
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JAJARKOT: Three persons of the same family were killed after a rain-triggered landslide in Bheri Municipality-2 of Jajarkot district buried them on Sunday night.

Police have identified the deceased as Parbati Oli 25-year-old wife of Dal Bahadur Oli, and their two daughter Moti Kala Oli (9) and Dhanshara Oli (3), informed informed Chief District Officer Lalit Kumar Basnet.

Heavy rainfall on Saturday night triggered the landslide at 1:45 am that swept away the Oli family’s house in Timile. The husband Dal Bahadur who was sleeping outside the house escaped with minor injuries on his legs, according to the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shyam Khatri, at District Police Office, Jajarkot.

Personnel from Nepal Police and Armed Police Force conducted the search and rescue operation at the incident site, informed police.

The bodies will be sent to district hospital for postmortem, said DSP Khatri. The landslide also buried the animal shed belonging to the family along with animals housed inside.


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