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One killed, four injured in landslide in Nepal

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Press Trust of India Kathmandu
One person was killed and four others injured during a landslide in western Nepal on Thursday, police said

The incident happened in Dadeldhura district when rocks with heaps of soil came rolling down from a mountain and hit a group of workers at a bridge construction site.
"The deceased has been identified as Dammare Luhar, who was a local construction worker. He died on the spot after being hit by stone and sand that rolled down from the mountain during the landslide," a senior police officer said.
Four other injured people were taken to a hospital, he said.

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First Published: Feb 27 2020 | 11:14 PM IST

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