Over 1,600 people affected due to floods in Kanchanpur

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Kanchanpur: Incessant rains triggered floods have submerged some settlements in Kanchanpur.

According to the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, most of the areas have been affected by the flood. Three settlements of Dodhara Chandani municipality-10 have been inundated after the Mahakali and Jogbuda Rivers entered the settlements.

Kutiyakabhar of Jogbuda and Shanti tole and Lisani tole of Wari have been inundated. Similarly, Bhimdutta municipality, Bedkot, Shuklaphanta, Krishnapur municipality and most of the settlements in the southern region of Kanchanpur have been flooded.

Spokesperson at the District Police Office, Deputy Superintendent of Police Umesh Joshi, said 1,622 people who were affected by the floods across the district have been rescued and shifted to safer places. (RSS)