Teenage girl killed in Palpa landslide

PALPA: A 14-year-old girl died after a landslide buried her house at Jhumsa in Dobhan VDC-1 of Palpa district on Monday night.

The deceased has been identified as Asmita BK.

The landslide also buried three houses, police said.

Vehicular movement along the Palpa-Butwal road section has also been disrupted due to the landslide.

Personnel from the Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force have been carrying out rescue operation since this morning.

Landslide kills 3 of single family

Meanwhile, three members of a single family died after a landslide buried their house at Damara in Godadi VDC – 5 of Palpa last night.

The deceased have been identified as Tom Bahadur Kanauja, his wife and daughter, according to the District Police Office, Palpa.

A police team has been sent to the incident site, informed the DPO.

The torrential downpour has triggered multiple landslides in the district.