Last Updated: Sunday, September 4, 2016

Heavy rains, landslides kill 8 in Nepal


At least eight people have been died in landslides in different parts of Nepal. Six people died in eastern Nepal and two in western part of the country.

Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall claimed lives of four people in Taplejung and two in Bhojpur districts Friday night.

An elderly man buried in a landslide in Devisthan-5 in Myagdi district on Saturday morning. Similarly, a child died after landslide buried him at Gajuri VDC-5 in Dhading district.

A landslide hit a house in Fungling, Taplejung burying three members of a single family. Another women was hit by the debris, The Himalayan Times reported.

Landslide buried a house claiming lives of a couple in Kulung-9 of Bhojpur district. 

An elderly man was found dead buried in a landslide in Devisthan-5 in Myagdi district on Saturday morning. Body of a six-year-old child was recovered from the landslide debris at Gajuri VDC-5 in Dhading district.