Landslide in Sankhuwasabha Caused Death of a Laborer and Injured Two Others

  June 12, 2024 By: INSEC

A laborer in Chichila Rural Municipality-3, Solakhani was fatally buried by a landslide, while two others were injured. According to police, Gangaram Tharu from Bardiya district, working on the Arun-III hydropower project, died in the landslide on the night of June 11 after heavy rain.

Inspector Ramkumar Lamichhane reported that the injured laborers, Umesh Karki and Govinda Tharu from Makwanpur, are being treated at the clinic of the hydropower project.

The landslide hit the camp at night while the workers were sleeping. Out of the 14 rooms of the camp built by the hydropower project for the workers, three rooms were buried in the landslide.

Bhabin Karki