Sankhuwasabha landslips put houses at risk

BHOJPUR: Landslides in Dhupu village of Sankhuwasabha district has put four households at a risk of being buried.

Incessant rainfall had triggered a number of landslips in the village on Wednesday.

Sankhuwasabha District Police Office (DPO) said houses of Durga Bahadur Rai and Moti Bhattarai in Dhupu-6, Bhadindra Mani Rai in Dhupu-5 and Som Bahadur Rai in Dhupu-8 are at the high risk.

Police added that two oxen and a pig have gone missing after the landslide.

Meanwhile, a 500-metre stretch of a road in Kartike Danda of Dhupu-6 was completely destroyed by a landslide.

The DPO said the Dhupu-based Temporary Police Post has deployed a police team to carry out rescue operations.