KALIKOT — Three people were killed and five others have gone missing when a massive landslide struck two villages in Kalikot district on early Friday morning.
The deceased have been identified as Dhanmatti Tamata of Syuna-2, Hira Tiwari of Syuna-5 and Laxman Bhandari of Dhaulagoha, according to police. The injured have been sent to the District Hospital for treatment.
According to the Chief District Officer (CDO) Pradip Shrestha, the landslide that happened at around 12:30 am buried 20 houses at Gaj Bazaar and Lalighat in Kotwada VDC in the district.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.