Rain displaces 25 families

Khotang, July 18 :

Incessant rain has displaced 25 families in 11 VDCs of Okhaldhunga district.

The District Administration Office said 25 families were displaced after their houses collapsed due to heavy downpour. Eight families, including the families of Khadga Bahadur Magar, Dambar Magar, Janga Bahadur Magar and Mingmar Sherpa, were displaced from Patle VDC-1.

Similarly, 17 families, including that of Amal Bahadur Darjee and Dhan Bahadur Sarki of Baruneshwor VDC, Lalit Bahadur Pariyar of Ratamate VDC and Tanka Prasad Khatiwada of Diyale VDC, were displaced. Families of Ram Bahadur Bogati and Thalamaya Budhathoki of Raniban VDC, and Amar Bahadur Pariyar and Sambar Bahadur Katwal of Kuibhir VDC were also displaced. District Natural Disaster Relief Committee and Nep-al Red Cross Society provided relief to the displaced families, Pokhrel said.