Two persons of a same family missing in Taplejung landslide

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Taplejung: Two persons of a family have gone missing in a landslide that occurred last night at Khewang village in Sirijunga Rural Municipality-7, Taplejung.

Tulasa Adhikari and her daughter-in-law Yeshoda Adhikari are missing in the landslide that happened at around 8:30 pm while Yeshoda’s husband Bishnu Adhikari saved his life, escaping the incident, according to Laxman Adhikari, a local resident in the village.

The landslide has swept away two houses of the Adhikari family and buried all the livestock as well. Details of the incident are awaited.

Likewise, heavy landslides have occurred at different places in the district following the torrential rainfall.