Four dead in Kalikot landslide

Four persons including three of the same family died in a landslide that took place at Lalighat bazaar in remote Kalikot district this evening.

Those losing lives are Gorkhe Sikal BK, 40, Ghan Sikal BK and Baskura Sikal BK, 13, of Naraharinath Rural Municipality-1 and Bhawana Devkota of Sanne Tribeni Rural Municipality-3 in the district, according to Police Inspector Surya Bahadur Bogati. The landslide claimed the lives of tea shop owners and a client.

Surendra Thapa, Police Head Constable in the Humla-based temporary police post said that the rainfall is still on and the rescue operation was affected as the landslide is yet to stop.

Reporter: Rupendra Adi, RSS