Three go missing in Nawalparasi landslide, one rescued

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Nawalparasi: Three persons have gone missing in the landslide that occurred at Hupsekot of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta east) this morning.

According to the District Police Office, the landslide following the incessant rainfall from Wednesday night occurred at Hupsekot-4 where three persons went missing and another one was injured.

Information officer at the DAO, Madhu Sudan Singh, said that the landslide has also completely damaged a house of Hasta Bahadur Pulami. The landslide had buried Pulami and police rescued him. Pulami has now been brought to Madhyabindu District Hospital, Danda, for treatment.

Pulami’s wife Dhanmaya, 40, his seven-year-old granddaughter Bhumisara and six-year-old granddaughter Deumaya have gone missing in the landslide. Search for the missing ones is underway, added Singh.