Two killed in Rolpa landslide

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Rolpa: Two persons have died when a landslide buried their house at Bamla, Dhawang of Rolpa Municipality-10 in Rolpa.

Seventy-year-old Gausari Thapa and Himal Roka, 5, were killed when the landslide buried the house of Purna Bahadur Thapa on Sunday night, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Naresh Raj Subedi, said.

Man Bahadur Roka, 35, and Bhim Kumar Roka, 33, have sustained injuries in the incident. A house has been completely damaged while two others have suffered partial damage due to torrential downpour.

A team from the District Police Office, the Armed Police Force personnel and locals had rescued the injured persons.
Meanwhile, the flooded Phagamkhola River has swept away a school bus belonging to the Sunlight Boarding School at Sulichaur of Sunil Smriti Rural Municipality-4 in the district.